TQB: Teacher Quality Bulletin

#1—Most Earth-Shattering Finding Still Likely to Get Ignored

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Public School Teacher Attrition and Mobility in the First Five Years: Results From the First Through Fifth Waves of the 2007–08 Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study from NCES

To round out our research recap, everything you know about teacher turnover is wrong. For years, we've heard that half of all new teachers leave teaching in the first five years. Principals and HR directors despaired—all those great new teachers they hired will be gone just as they're hitting their stride. Turns out the real number is way less than half of that—about 17 percent in the first four years (and we'd bet money there's not a big exodus of teachers in the fifth). Like your data disaggregated?
Get detailed findings here: TQB