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ERIC Number: EJ846537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
Special Education Teacher Shortages: Barriers or Lack of Preparation?
Payne, R.
International Journal of Special Education, v20 n1 p88-91 2005
This research review examines various barriers that affect the retention and attrition of special education teachers. The purpose of this examination is to look at various problems associated with maintaining and attracting new teachers to the field of education. Retention and attrition will be vital components in addressing teacher shortages in special education. Research obtained for this topic will include various recommendations and suggestions for increasing the numbers of teachers in special education. The review of literature will also discuss teacher preparation programs that prepare teachers in special education. Findings in this paper will assist in solving the problem of special education teacher shortages.
International Journal of Special Education. 2889 Highbury Street, Vancouver, BC V6R 3T7, Canada. Web site: http://www.internationaljournalofspecialeducation.com
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A