Teacher Attrition and Mobility During the Teach for America Clustering Strategy in Miami-Dade County Public Schools

@inproceedings{Hansen2016TeacherAA,
  title={Teacher Attrition and Mobility During the Teach for America Clustering Strategy in Miami-Dade County Public Schools},
  author={Max Hansen and Ben Backes and Victoria Brady},
  year={2016}
}
Retaining effective teachers is a key policy priority nationwide, particularly in districts that serve large numbers of disadvantaged students. We investigate whether a change in the Miami region’s Teach for America (TFA) placement strategy was accompanied by changes in teacher attrition and mobility decisions. Our results suggest that the increased concentration of TFA corps members in schools was associated with a reduction in TFA mobility across schools after the first year of service, but… CONTINUE READING

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