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ERIC Number: EJ1006519
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-1097-9638
The Retention and Attrition of Catholic School Principals
Durow, W. Patrick; Brock, Barbara L.
Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, v8 n2 p194-207 Dec 2004
This article reports the results of a study of the retention of principals in Catholic elementary and secondary schools in one Midwestern diocese. Findings revealed that personal needs, career advancement, support from employer, and clearly defined role expectations were key factors in principals' retention decisions. A profile of components of successful retention is included. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A