ERIC Number: ED314924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Attrition of Special Education Personnel in Kansas. Information on Personnel Supply and Demand.
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
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