ERIC Number: ED315419
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Policy Implications Drawn from a Study of Teacher Supply and Demand in Nebraska.
Ostrander, Ray; And Others
This summary outline interprets the Nebraska Teacher Supply and Demand Study for its impact on educational policy. A listing is presented of factors revealed in the study of which some are controlled by policy decisions and some result from external forces impacting policy. The following factors are discussed: (1) student enrollment; (2) pupil teacher ratios; (3) more women in the work force creating a need for more child care; (4) increased family disorganization and economic deprivation; (5) educational equity and opportunity; (6) opportunities for the highly gifted; (7) class size; (8) educational finance; (9) teacher attrition by retirement; (10) teacher attrition before retirement; (11) teacher education and certification; (12) reserve teacher pool; (13) teacher salaries; (14) educational quality; and (15) early teacher recruitment. It is noted that the Teacher Supply and Demand Study should be routinely up-dated. (JD)
Descriptors: Class Size, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Equal Education, Faculty Mobility, Family Characteristics, Gifted, Policy Formation, State Action, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Student Ratio, Teacher Supply and Demand
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Bureau of Educational Research and Field Services.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska