Racial Mismatch and School Type : Teacher Satisfaction and Retention in Charter and Traditional Public Schools

  title={Racial Mismatch and School Type : Teacher Satisfaction and Retention in Charter and Traditional Public Schools},
  author={Linda A. Renzulli and Heather Macpherson Parrott and Irenee R. Beattie},
Studies of teacher satisfaction suggest that satisfaction is related to both the racial composition and the organizational structure of the schools in which teachers work. In this article, the authors draw from theories of race and organizations to examine simultaneously the effects of school type (traditional public vs. charter) and racial mismatch on teacher satisfaction and subsequent turnover. In doing so, they examine the organizational differences between traditional public and charter… CONTINUE READING

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