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ERIC Number: EJ895358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1931-6569
Should I Stay or Should I Go? How Teacher Leadership Can Improve Teacher Retention
Dauksas, Linda; White, Jeanne
AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, v7 n2 p27-32 Sum 2010
Retaining teachers is a challenge for schools today. The number of teachers leaving the profession each year is costing schools in the United States billions of dollars annually. This article explores an alignment of the attributes of teacher leaders and conditions affecting teacher retention. Characteristics of teacher leaders are discussed and compared with the opportunities and conditions that reportedly have a positive influence on teacher retention. Suggestions are provided for principals to cultivate teacher leaders, thus positively impacting teacher retention and student learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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