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Table: Teacher Transitions by Teacher Experience

February 23, 2005 1 min read

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A study of teacher turnover in an urban district in Texas found that the percent of teachers who left the district was higher among less experienced educators.

Teacher Experience No Move Change Campus Change District Exit Public Schools
1 year 70.4% 11.5% 4.0% 14.0%
2-3 years 70.8 11.2 5.0 13.0
4-6 years 77.0 10.4 5.4 7.2
7-11 years 79.7 10.6 4.3 5.4
12-21 years 86.2 8.3 2.0 3.5
21-plus years 86.5 5.7 0.7 7.2

A version of this article appeared in the February 23, 2005 edition of Education Week as Teacher Transitions by Teacher Experience