TITLE

The Cost of Teacher Turnover in Math and Science

AUTHOR(S)
Long, Steven
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Mar2007, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the problems with math and science teachers changing careers. Turnover in these 2 subject areas are especially high. Teachers leave for a variety of reasons, but the overall result is instability within the entire educational system. The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF) symposium has researched the issue. Science and math teacher turnover will never be zero, however reform is necessary to maintain strong schools in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
24285840

 

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