ISBN: 0833021702, 9780833021700
Authors: Sheila Nataraj Kirby, David W. Grissmer
Keywords: policy, options, suggested, evidence, attrition, theory, teacher
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This paper examines the role of teacher compensation in the decision to stay or to leave teaching, and presents a survey of findings both from teacher surveys and multivariate analyses of state data. A discussion of selected teacher policy initiatives aimed at attracting and keeping a quality teacher workforce is presented. The special focus is on compensation initiatives and experiential evidence......