ERIC Number: EJ550044
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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A Longitudinal Study of Persisting and Nonpersisting Teachers' Academic and Personal Characteristics.
Marso, Ronald N.; Pigge, Fred L.
Journal of Experimental Education, v65 n3 p243-54 Spr 1997
A longitudinal study compared the characteristics of teacher candidates who persisted and did not persist through the early years of teaching. Gender, major, initial assurance about teaching, and time of the decision to teach were related to persistence for the 29% of 551 candidates studied who persisted. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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