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ERIC Number: EJ829375
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0146-9282
Teacher Compensation and School Quality: New Findings from National and International Data
Zhang, Zhijuan; Verstegen, Deborah A.; Kim, Hoe Ryoung
Educational Considerations, v35 n2 p19-28 Spr 2008
Are teacher salaries related to school quality in terms of student academic achievement and teacher retention? Are teacher salaries important factors influencing teacher job satisfaction? Is teacher job satisfaction related to retention? This research addressed these questions using international and national data. First, the literature will be briefly reviewed, and then the method and findings will be presented. The final section includes a discussion and implications of the research for practice. (Contains 2 figures, 6 tables and 40 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A