ERIC Number: ED363035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Attrition Rates and the Reasons for Leaving of Special Education Personnel in Kansas: 1991-92 to 1992-93.
This report addresses attrition of special education personnel in Kansas for those employed in the 1991-92 year who did not return for the 1992-93 year and compares these data with that of previous years. Definitions of "leavers,""movers," and "stayers" are provided. The first part of the report presents tables showing the attrition data for special education personnel who were leavers. The second part of the report is an analysis of surveys which were distributed to personnel who changed positions, both leavers and movers. Sixteen tables detail the data and provide such information as: special education attrition rates for 1977-1992; total special education attrition by category for 1976-1992; special education attrition by school district size; special education attrition by type of administrative plan; special education attrition by type of service delivery model; special education attrition for support personnel; certification, gender, age, and educational levels of respondents; and rankings of the influences for leaving special education positions. Two appendices include the personnel questionnaire and written responses on the survey. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka.