ERIC Number: EJ725928
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May-1
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Supporting New Teachers in the City
Useem, Elizabeth; Neild, Ruth Curran
Educational Leadership, v62 n8 p44-47 May 2005
The recruitment and retainment of new and veteran teachers in schools that experience high poverty and low performance is a constant challenge in US school districts. How a new set of initiatives launched by the School District of Philadelphia resulted in a significant drop in its new teacher attrition rate is examined.
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment, Poverty, Low Achievement, School Districts, Change Strategies, Educational Improvement, Labor Turnover
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania