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ERIC Number: ED014439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 1
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TEACHER SUPPLY AND DEMAND IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 1966.
GRAYBEAL, WILLIAM S.
THIS ANNUAL REPORT (1) REVIEWS THE CURRENT STATUS OF THE SUPPLY OF BEGINNING TEACHERS, (2) ESTIMATES THE DEMAND FOR THESE TEACHERS, (3) IDENTIFIES THE TYPES OF TEACHING SPECIALITIES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY EITHER OVER- OR UNDER-SUPPLIED, (4) IDENTIFIES THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ASSIGNMENTS BEING GIVEN TO NEW TEACHERS AND ANALYZES THEIR POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS, (5) REVIEWS FOLLOW UP INFORMATION ABOUT TEACHER EDUCATION GRADUATES, (6) COMPARES 1966 SUPPLY AND DEMAND CONDITIONS WITH THOSE OF EARLIER YEARS, (7) INVESTIGATES THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE EMPLOYMENT OF BEGINNING TEACHERS WHO HAVE BACHELOR'S DEGREES PRIOR TO ENTRY INTO THE PROFESSION HAS BROUGHT ABOUT TEACHING IMPROVEMENTS, AND (8) REVIEWS THE STATUS OF TEACHER SUPPLY AND DEMAND IN THE INDIVIDUAL STATES. AMONG THE MAJOR FINDINGS ARE (A) THE TEACHER SHORTAGE IS GREATEST IN THE ELEMENTARY GRADES AND IN CERTAIN SPECIALTIES SUCH AS THE NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICS, AND ENGLISH AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL. (B) THE NEEDS OF NEW FEDERALLY ASSISTED PROGRAMS HAVE ACCENTUATED THE SHORTAGE. (C) DEMAND WILL EXCEED SUPPLY BY 169,300 PROVIDED THE TURNOVER AND REENTRY RATES OF EXPERIENCED TEACHERS APPROXIMATE THOSE OF RECENT YEARS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSN., WASHINGTON, D.C. FOR $1.50. (AW)
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
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