ERIC Number: EJ614551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Substitute Teacher Availability, Pay, and Influence on Teacher Professional Development: A National Survey.
Dorward, Jim; Hawkins, Amber; Smith, Geoffrey G.
ERS Spectrum, v18 n3 p40-46 Sum 2000
A national, randomized survey of 500 school districts revealed that availability of qualified substitute teachers is problematic and varies by region, district per-pupil expenditure, type of community, student enrollment, and associated full-time equivalent staffing ratio. Administrators believe this shortage jeopardizes regular teachers' professional development. (Contains 21 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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