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Teacher Retention

February 06, 2007 1 min read
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High levels of mentoring and support for novice teachers greatly improve their retention rates, a study by the Consortium on Chicago School Research says.

For the study, the Chicago-based organization surveyed 1,700 elementary and high school teachers in the city’s public schools.

“Keeping New Teachers: A First Look at the Influences of Induction in the Chicago Public Schools” is posted by the Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago.

A version of this article appeared in the February 07, 2007 edition of Education Week


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