ERIC Number: EJ439505
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
General Education Teachers' Interest in Special Education Teaching: Deterrents, Incentives, and Training Needs.
Billingsley, Bonnie S.; Cross, Lawrence H.
Teacher Education and Special Education, v14 n3 p162-68 Sum 1991
This study of 82 general educators with certification in special education found that over half would consider special education positions. Primary deterrents to special education teaching included paperwork and factors related to working with special populations; potential incentives included adequate teaching resources, minimal nonteaching duties, and a modest salary increase. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
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