ERIC Number: ED489352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Teacher Supply and Demand. The Progress of Education Reform, 2005. Volume 6, Number 4
Education Commission of the States (NJ3)
This issue of The Progress of Education Reform summarizes recent research on the issue of teacher supply and demand, including: (1) An analysis of urban district hiring practices, and their effect on applicant attrition and teacher quality; (2) An examination of the role of teacher turnover in school staffing problems, and the extent to which school characteristics and organizational conditions contribute to teacher turnover; and (3) A report calling for increased federal leadership and investment in augmenting the capacity and performance of the nation's teaching force. The articles summarized in this issue are: (1) Wanted: A National Teacher Supply Policy for Education (Linda Darling-Hammond and Gary Sykes); (2) Missed Opportunities: How We Keep High-Quality Teachers Out of Urban Classrooms (Jessica Levin and Meredith Quinn) and (3) Teacher Turnover, Teacher Shortages and the Organization of Schools (Richard M. Ingersoll).
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Faculty Mobility, Urban Education, Teacher Selection, Teacher Shortage
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Sponsor: General Electric Foundation, Ossining, NY.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.