When effective Tennessee teachers were offered a $5,000 bonus to stay in high-needs schools, students' reading scores jumped, according to research published in Economics of Education Review.
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Men were also more likely to request a transfer to a school with a male principal.
October 17, 2018
Teachers need time for professional development and collaboration—and principal leadership plays a key role, argues a new report from STEM advocacy organization 100Kin10.
June 08, 2018
In areas where the cost of living is rising, many teachers worry about covering their expenses. A new study of San Francisco teachers finds that this economic anxiety is linked with higher rates of missing work and leaving the profession altogether.
April 02, 2018
Low teacher pay has led some educators to take on second or third jobs.
March 13, 2018
In this special series, Education Week reporters explore how teachers work to overcome the challenges of teaching the country's most vulnerable students.
February 12, 2018
A new data analytics company helps schools find solutions to turnover and attrition by administering surveys to teachers and coming up with tailored plans.
November 10, 2017
A California organization is tasked with giving out $9.4 million in grants to local programs across the state to solve shortages.
May 22, 2017
Efforts to curb teacher turnover in high-poverty and high-needs schools could tap into the growing pool of military veterans entering the classroom.
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Some districts have used housing incentives, like subsidized housing or loan assistance, as a teacher recruitment tactic.