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Retention of Effective Educators

A systematic, coordinated approach to providing new and sustained leadership opportunities, with additional compensation, recognition, and job-embedded professional learning for educators to advance excellent teaching and learning, as well as advance the use of evaluation data in development, compensation, and employment decisions


Teacher Retention Research and Resources

Solving the Teacher Shortage: How to Attract and Retain Excellent Educators
This paper from the Learning Policy Institute reviews an extensive body of research on teacher recruitment and retention, and identifies five major factors that influence teachers’ decisions to enter, stay in, or leave the teaching profession, generally, and high-need schools, specifically.

School Leader Retention Research and Resources

Churn: The High Cost of Principal Turnover
This reissue of the 2014 report from the School Leader Network, now part of the New Teacher Center, calls upon decision-makers and funders to prioritize principal retention efforts as equally important as principal pipeline development efforts.