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Recruitment & Retention This State Is Giving New Teachers Up to $20K to Stay on the Job. But There’s a Catch
Oklahoma's scholarship program is designed to keep fully trained teachers on the job longer.
Recruitment & Retention More Districts Are Building Housing for Teachers. Here's What to Know
The recruitment and retention strategy is gaining in popularity, but districts must consider financing, time, and affordability.
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Recruitment & Retention Q&A A District Raised All Teacher Salaries, Some by Almost 22K. How It's Working
Leaders said condensing the district's 16-tier pay scale was just one of the tools they used.
Recruitment & Retention Download DOWNLOADABLE: A Recipe for Creating a School Culture Teachers Don't Want to Leave
It takes the right combination of hiring the right people, supporting their growth, recognizing their good work, and having fun.
Recruitment & Retention Teacher Autonomy Isn't Dead. Here's How to Achieve It
Award-winning teachers and other experts suggest ways to build and maintain this cherished professional freedom.
School & District Management High Pace of Superintendent Turnover Continues, Data Show
About one in five large districts lost a superintendent last year, researchers found.
Recruitment & Retention Video How to Create a School Culture That Teachers Won't Want to Leave
At this Texas middle school, staff have turned down job offers that would boost their salary or significantly cut their commute time.
Recruitment & Retention Staff Shortages in Schools Are Here to Stay. Here's Why
School districts are still struggling to hire qualified candidates in special education, transportation, and STEM.
School & District Management The 'Amazon Effect' Is Fueling Bus Driver Shortages. How Schools Keep the Wheels Turning
Delivery jobs have attracted some would-be bus drivers away from schools, making it more difficult to transport students.
School & District Management What the Research Says Keeping Principals on the Job: These Numbers Show How
Here are some statistics that point to which principals stick around and why.
Recruitment & Retention What Can States Do to Patch the 'Leaky Pipeline' for Teachers of Color?
State teacher-recruitment programs need to be more explicit about aiming for diversity, a report finds.