ERIC Number: EJ316769
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Restructuring the Teacher Work Force to Attract the Best and the Brightest.
Fox, James N.
Journal of Education Finance, v10 n2 p214-37 Fall 1984
Reviews historical trends in the academic abilities of education majors, considers the importance of such abilities in teachers, suggests factors affecting attitudes toward educational careers, discusses past proposals for attracting academically superior students to teaching, and suggests offering forgivable loans to superior students who will make three-year commitments to teaching. (PGD)
Descriptors: College Students, Cost Effectiveness, Education Majors, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Loan Repayment, Scholarships, State Programs, Student Attitudes, Student Loan Programs, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A