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Hancock, Carl B. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2016
This study is the fourth in a series investigating the retention and turnover of music teachers using nationally representative data from the National Center for Educational Statistics. I identified records for music teachers in the Teacher Follow-Up Survey and determined how they viewed their careers one year after moving to a different school or…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Music Education, Family Work Relationship
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Robers, Simone; Zhang, Anlan; Morgan, Rachel E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. Any instance of crime or violence at school not only affects the individuals involved, but also may disrupt the educational process and affect bystanders, the school itself, and the surrounding community (Brookmeyer, Fanti, and Henrich 2006;…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, National Surveys, Violence
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Ronfeldt, Matthew – Teachers College Record, 2014
Background: Over the past decade, most of the quantitative studies on teacher preparation have focused on comparisons between alternative and traditional routes. There has been relatively little quantitative research on specific features of teacher education that might cause certain pathways into teaching to be more effective than others. The vast…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teaching, Methods Courses, Teacher Surveys
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Robers, Simone; Kemp, Jana; Rathbun, Amy; Morgan, Rachel E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
"Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013" provides the most recent national indicators on school crime and safety. The information presented in this report is intended to serve as a reference for policymakers and practitioners so that they can develop effective programs and policies aimed at violence and school crime prevention.…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, Violence, Death
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Lacireno-Paquet, Natalie; Bocala, Candice; Fronius, Trevor; Phillips, Dave – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2012
This summary describes a study that examines characteristics and experiences of beginning public school teachers in the Northeast and Islands Region states and compares them with the characteristics and experiences of beginning teachers nationally using data from the 2007/08 Schools and Staffing Survey. This study uses data from the 2007/08…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Experience, Preservice Teacher Education
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The 2011 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education