Teacher Turnover and Teacher Shortages: An Organizational Analysis

@article{Ingersoll2001TeacherTA,
  title={Teacher Turnover and Teacher Shortages: An Organizational Analysis},
  author={Richard M. Ingersoll},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={38},
  pages={499 - 534}
}
  • R. Ingersoll
  • Published 21 September 2001
  • Education
  • American Educational Research Journal
Contemporary educational theory holds that one of the pivotal causes of inadequate school performance is the inability of schools to adequately staff classrooms with qualified teachers. This theory also holds that these school staffing problems are primarily due to shortages of teachers, which, in turn, are primarily due to recent increases in teacher retirements and student enrollments. This analysis investigates the possibility that there are other factors—those tied to the organizational… 

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