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Papay, John P.; Bacher-Hicks, Andrew; Page, Lindsay C.; Marinell, William H. – Educational Researcher, 2017
Substantial teacher turnover poses a challenge to staffing public schools with effective teachers. The scope of the teacher retention challenge across school districts, however, remains poorly defined. Applying consistent data practices and analytical techniques to administrative data sets from 16 urban districts, we document substantial…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Urban Schools, Educational Policy, Urban Teaching
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Hutto, Pamela Noel – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Community colleges are under pressure to educate a growing student population while economic resources in higher education are diminishing. One measure of success for colleges is the ability to retain students. Due to the varied nature of the community college population, measuring student retention is challenging. One facet of student retention…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Persistence, Teacher Employment, Correlation
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Dagley, Melissa; Georgiopoulos, Michael; Reece, Amber; Young, Cynthia – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2016
The EXCEL Program began as a National Science Foundation-sponsored STEM Talent Expansion Program in 2006 and, because of its significant impact on retention of STEM majors, has since become an institutionalized program at the University of Central Florida. The University of Central Florida EXCEL Program annually recruits approximately 200…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, STEM Education, College Students
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Haj-Broussard, Michelle; Hall, Tom; Allen, Sheila; Stephens, Cyndy; Person, Vickie; Johnson, Tina – Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification, 2016
The teacher turnover issue impacts education on national, state, and local levels. On a national level, at the beginning of the 21st century 50% of teachers left the profession within the first five years, creating the need for districts to fill vacancies (Gonzalez, Brown, & Slate, 2008; Greiner & Smith, 2006; Heller, 2004; Ingersoll,…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Education Programs
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LiCalsi, Christina; Ozek, Umut; Figlio, David – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
Educational accountability policies are a popular tool to close the achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged students. However, these policies may exacerbate inequality if families from advantaged backgrounds are better able to advocate for their children and thus circumvent policy. We investigate this possibility in the context of…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Grade Repetition, Mothers, Educational Attainment
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Kindle, Jennifer; Gentimis, Thanos – PRIMUS, 2018
At Florida Polytechnic University, a STEM University founded in 2014, Calculus I is the first mathematics course required by students in every major. In order to ensure students received the support necessary for Calculus I, an online Primer course was developed. The course, which is housed in the online platform CANVAS, targets specific topics…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Calculus, Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology
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Thomas, Kali S.; Mor, Vincent; Tyler, Denise A.; Hyer, Kathryn – Gerontologist, 2013
Purpose: Individuals receiving postacute care in skilled nursing facilities often require complex, skilled care provided by licensed nurses. It is believed that a stable set of nursing personnel is more likely to deliver better care. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships among licensed nurse retention, turnover, and a 30-day…
Descriptors: Nursing Homes, Nurses, Nursing Education, Labor Turnover
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Felder, Pamela Petrease; Hilton, Adriel Adon – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The purpose of this study was to identify factors that influenced African American doctoral students at HBCUs to persist toward degree completion. Despite the minimal gains experienced in the success of attracting minority students to graduate programs, problems graduating African American doctoral students still linger (Council of Graduate…
Descriptors: African American Students, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Academic Persistence
Albert, Ernst – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Retaining novice teachers in a Northeast Florida county public school is an ongoing challenge. Research indicates that 14% of new teachers will leave the field within 5 years. The purpose of this case study was to investigate the major factors that contributed to this unique group of novice teachers' decisions to continue to teach at the school…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Public Schools, Public School Teachers
Beckett, Roshawnda M. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
African American students enter college with varying academic, financial, and social limitations. The ability for students to accomplish their academic goals in a timely manner is a positive outcome for the students and the Florida College System (FCS). Extant literature on retention suggests that institutions have failed these students. With…
Descriptors: College Students, African American Students, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate
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James, Scott; Swan, Karen; Daston, Cassandra – Online Learning, 2016
Online learning continues to grow at post-secondary institutions across the United States, but many question its efficacy, especially for students most at-risk for failure. This paper engages that issue. It examines recent research on the success of community college students who take online classes and explores similar comparisons using 656,258…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Undergraduate Students, Two Year College Students, School Holding Power
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Mrstik, Samantha; Pearl, Cynthia; Hopkins, Rebecca; Vasquez, Eleazar, III; Marino, Matthew T. – Australasian Journal of Special and Inclusive Education, 2019
Special educator attrition is a major problem in the United States (US) and in many countries worldwide. In the present study, we investigated the experiences of 5 highly successful special education teachers serving students with autism spectrum disorder in the central Florida area of the US with particular attention to factors associated with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Resilience (Psychology), Special Education
Board of Governors, State University System of Florida, 2011
The State University System of Florida six-year graduation rate and second-year retention rate are strong compared to the ten largest public university systems. Graduation rates for the System's minority students are also competitive, with rates for non-Hispanic Black students and Hispanic students ranked in the top 10 when compared to all…
Descriptors: State Universities, Graduation Rate, Academic Persistence, Comparative Analysis
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Collins, Kayla; Grroff, Shannon; Mathena, Cindy; Kupczynski, Lori – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Enrollment in online learning continues to grow in the higher education sector, along with persistent goals dedicated to achieving better student outcomes and lowering attrition rates. Improved student engagement has been shown to possibly reduce attrition rates through a greater sense of connectedness and decreased feelings of isolation among…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Asynchronous Communication, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Roman, Marcia A.; Taylor, Rosemarye T.; Hahs-Vaughn, Debbie – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2010
Institutional and student level data from the Florida Community Colleges were examined to explore the Retention Index of the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). A simple correlation and regression analysis was conducted to determine if the CCSSE Retention Index could be used to predict the institutional retention rate…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Learner Engagement, Two Year College Students, School Holding Power
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