Why teachers leave | Joanne

Teachers leave schools because of poor working conditions — not because students come from poor families, concludes Teacher Turnover in High-Poverty Schools published in Teacher College Record.

Not surprisingly, “new teachers in schools that were organized to support them through collegial interaction, opportunities for growth, appropriate assignments, adequate resources, and schoolwide structures supporting student learning were more likely to stay in those schools and in teaching than were the new teachers working at schools that lacked such supports.”

Schools achieving great results…

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