Internal Teacher Turnover in Urban Middle School Reform

  title={Internal Teacher Turnover in Urban Middle School Reform},
  author={Alan Ruby},
  journal={Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR)},
  pages={379 - 406}
  • Alan Ruby
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR)
The literature on teacher turnover has traditionally focused on teachers whose destinations are external to the school (be it another school, district or state, or profession). In this article I examine internal turnover that takes place among teachers who remain at their school but change their subject assignments. I analyze the levels, causes, and impacts on school reform of internal turnover within the science faculties at three urban middle schools during 4 years of a whole-school reform… Expand
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