The Effects of Experience and Attrition for Novice High-School Science and Mathematics Teachers

  title={The Effects of Experience and Attrition for Novice High-School Science and Mathematics Teachers},
  author={Gary T. Henry and C. Kevin Fortner and Kevin C. Bastian},
  pages={1118 - 1121}
New Teacher Syndrome The employment retention of high-school science and math teachers in the United States has diminished over recent decades, such that now many students are being taught by novice teachers. Henry et al. (p. 1118) have analyzed the effectiveness of teachers by examining data collected from North Carolina public schools. Less-effective teachers seem to have a greater tendency to leave teaching and the greatest gains in teacher effectiveness are when the teacher is new—within… 

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