The Effect of School Neighborhoods on Teacher Career Decisions

@inproceedings{Boyd2010TheEO,
  title={The Effect of School Neighborhoods on Teacher Career Decisions},
  author={Don Boyd and Hamp Lankford and Susanna Loeb and Matt Ronfeldt and Jim Wyckoff},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION A substantial body of research demonstrates that schools with large populations of poor, non-white and low-achieving students, on average have more difficulty attracting and retaining 2007). However, little work assesses the extent to which differences in the neighborhoods in which schools are located either affect teacher recruitment and retention or explain the observed relationship between school characteristics and teachers' career choices. This paper uses newly compiled data… CONTINUE READING

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