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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The 2016 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 52nd 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 Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Groves, Tamar; López, Estrella Montes; Carvalho, Teresa – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The objective of this research is to explore the experiences of the first generations of Spanish academics that carried out research stays in foreign institutions. The analysis of 30 semi-structured interviews shows the interviewees' evaluation of their stay abroad, the impact that this had on their academic career and how the return to the home…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, College Faculty, Semi Structured Interviews, Overseas Employment
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Patrício, Maria Teresa; Santos, Patrícia; Loureiro, Paulo Maia; Horta, Hugo – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
The international mobility of faculty is increasing worldwide. Although studies have considered the experiences of academics abroad, less is known about faculty-exchange programs with policy objectives. This study helps to fill this gap by analyzing a nationwide structured faculty exchange program established by Carnegie Mellon University and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Exchange Programs, International Educational Exchange, Teacher Motivation
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Kapa, Ryan; Gimbert, Belinda – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
Job satisfaction is an essential component of teacher motivation, performance, and retention. Teacher job satisfaction is primarily affected by workplace conditions. This paper analyzes data from over 37,000 public school teachers from the 2011--2012 Schools and Staffing Survey. Hierarchical ordinal logistic regression was utilized to analyze…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, School Policy, Victims, Student Behavior
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Guilin, Yuan – Chinese Education & Society, 2018
Given that education quality has long lagged behind in China's rural schools, one-way "partner assistance" no longer conforms to the new situation of integrated urban-rural governance and the equalization of public services. Only two-way "exchange and rotation" with full participation can truly support schools and teachers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, Teacher Exchange Programs, Urban Education
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Robertson-Kraft, Claire; Zhang, Rosaline S. – Educational Policy, 2018
A growing body of research examines the impact of recent teacher evaluation systems; however, we have limited knowledge on how these systems influence teacher retention. This study uses a mixed-methods design to examine teacher retention patterns during the pilot year of an evaluation system in an urban school district in Texas. We used…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation
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Bennett, Dawn; Chong, Eddy K. M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article explores pre-service music teachers' professional identities during pre-service training. Its focus is a student cohort whose studies are funded by the Singaporean Ministry of Education in return for a commitment--a teaching bond or contract--to work as teachers in schools. An overview of pre-service teacher education and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Music Education
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Newton, Xiaoxia A.; Rivero, Rosario; Fuller, Bruce; Dauter, Luke – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Studies that compare the achievement benefits of charter public schools versus traditional public schools (TPSs) yield quite uneven results. The quality and long-term commitment of teachers represent related mediators that may help to explain effective and ineffective charter schools. Early findings on the comparative rates of…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Labor Turnover, Charter Schools, Magnet Schools
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Allen, Rebecca; Burgess, Simon; Mayo, Jennifer – Education Economics, 2018
We study the market for teachers in England, in particular teacher turnover. We show that there is a positive raw association between the level of school disadvantage and the turnover rate of its teachers. This association diminishes as we control for school, pupil and local teacher labour market characteristics, but is not eliminated. The…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Teaching (Occupation), Correlation, Disadvantaged Schools
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Hanson, Havala; Yoon, Sun Young – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2018
Many school districts in the United States are facing severe teacher shortages (Bordonaro, 2017; Palmer, 2017; Seattle Pacific University, 2017; Whaley, 2017). In several states--including Idaho--the difficulty of hiring qualified candidates has expanded beyond historical high-need content areas such as special education and mathematics to include…
Descriptors: School Districts, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Persistence
Castro, Andrene; Quinn, Daniel J.; Fuller, Edward; Barnes, Michael – Online Submission, 2018
Teacher shortages pose a major challenge for state policy makers, district leaders, and school leaders. Importantly, however, the severity of the shortage differs by the particular dynamics of state- and local- teacher labor markets with some regions and states experiencing more severe shortages than others. This brief examines the elements of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, State Policy, Labor Market, Faculty Mobility
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Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2018
Research shows that teachers affect student learning more than any other factor. The Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance, a collaborative partnership of educators, policymakers, and researchers, seeks to improve educator quality through research and analytic technical support. Initially focused on Texas, the alliance has expanded to include…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Improvement, Educational Quality
Fuller, Edward J.; Pendola, Andrew; Young, Michelle D. – Online Submission, 2018
New research has identified teacher working conditions as having a greater effect on teacher turnover than most other factors, including student achievement and student characteristics. Importantly, research has debunked the conventional wisdom that teachers often leave schools because of student characteristics. This brief discusses how teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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Heineke, Amy J. – Language Policy, 2018
The most restrictive language policy context in the United States, Arizona's monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English learners continues to capture national and international attention. Five school years removed from the initial implementation, this study aimed to understand the complexities of Arizona language policy in…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Language Acquisition, Educational Policy, State Policy
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Snodgrass Rangel, Virginia – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Among the many challenges facing public schools are high levels of principal turnover. Given the important role that principals play and are expected to play in the improvement process, concerns about principal turnover have resulted in a growing body of research on its causes and consequences. The purpose of this review is to take stock of what…
Descriptors: Principals, Labor Turnover, Literature Reviews, Occupational Mobility
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