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ERIC Number: ED314924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Attrition of Special Education Personnel in Kansas. Information on Personnel Supply and Demand.
McKnab, Paul
Analysis of data from the Kansas State Department of Education indicated an attrition rate of about 15% for special educators in the late 1970's and early 1980's which has decreased since 1986 to about 10%. The detailed data are presented in the form of 13 tables which cover: personnel vacancies at the beginning of school years (1980-1988); special education personnel attrition totals for 1977-1988 by area of specialization; annual special education attrition rates 1977 to 1988; special education personnel attrition 1988 by area of specialization, special education personnel attrition 1986 to 1988 by area, special education personnel attrition for those with teaching as a primary responsibility by area of specialization for 1988 and 1986-1988; attrition of support personnel for 1988 and 1986-1988; attrition for 1988 by level of instruction; attrition for 1988 by program type; personnel attrition by administrative organization plan for 1988 and 1986 to 1988; attrition by geographic region for 1988 and 1986 to 1988; special education attrition--urban compared with rural, totals for 1986-1988; and finally, a matrix showing attrition rates for special education personnel in 13 selected categories, 1977 to 1988. (DB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Kansas