In addition, about 8 percent of teachers reported leaving the profession in 2012-13.
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September 12, 2014
September 02, 2014
A study indicates that teachers, especially of math and science, benefit from higher doses of pedagogical training.
August 26, 2014
Studies show that teachers of low-income, minority students get lower ratings on their evaluations. Just why that is remains an open question.
July 24, 2014
A report looks at what teachers make after 10 years on the job in each state.
June 24, 2014
A teacher-retention bonus helped keep top teachers in Tennessee's low-performing schools, a new study finds.
June 19, 2014
Two recent studies on TFA examine facets of the program. One continues to find that recruits boosted math scores in Miami schools, although they didn't seem to have much effect on their peer teachers. Another finds that older recruits are more likely to stay in the profession.
June 16, 2014
A New York City schools policy that encourages principals to closely consider teacher-tenure decisions before awarding that status appears to have encouraged less-effective educators to leave the profession, new research shows.
June 11, 2014
A study finds that teachers reported having more classroom autonomy and more support from peers and administrators after the 2002 law took effect.
April 08, 2014
Teachers hired during the Great Recession seem to be staying longer.
March 12, 2014
A new paper estimates that the structure of defined-benefit pension systems could cause today's young, mobile teachers to forfeit significant retirement wealth.