Teacher Turnover in High-Poverty Schools: What We Know and Can Do

  title={Teacher Turnover in High-Poverty Schools: What We Know and Can Do},
  author={Nicole Simon and Susan Johnson},
  journal={Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education},
  pages={1 - 36}
Background/Context Over the past three decades, teacher turnover has increased substantially in U.S. public schools, especially in those serving large portions of low-income students of color. Teachers who choose to leave high-poverty schools serving large numbers of students of color usually transfer to schools serving wealthier, Whiter student populations. Some researchers have interpreted this trend to mean that “teachers systematically favor higher-achieving, non-minority, non-low-income… 
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