An Analysis of Occupational Change and Departure from the Labor Force Evidence of the Reasons that Teachers Quit

@inproceedings{Stinebrickner2002AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of Occupational Change and Departure from the Labor Force Evidence of the Reasons that Teachers Quit},
  author={Todd R. Stinebrickner Ralph Stinebrickner},
  year={2002}
}
Unlike previous research on teacher decisions in the United States, this paper looks at not only the timing of exits from the teaching profession, but also the reasons for these exits. Contrary to the common notion that teaching exits are primarily the result of teachers being “lured” away from teaching by the attractiveness of non!teaching job alternatives, this analysis find that approximately sixty percent of all exiting teachers leave the work force altogether. The reasons for teaching… CONTINUE READING

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