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Education Funding Districts Steer Federal Teacher-Quality Funding Into Recruitment, Retention
Efforts to recruit teachers and create "grow your own" programs are in; class-size reduction and teacher evaluation are out.
Recruitment & Retention How Bad Is the Teacher Shortage? What Two New Studies Say
Despite alarming headlines, no real-time data on shortages is available. But the labor market has shrunk, and turnover is ticking up.
School & District Management Citing Safety and Challenges Serving Marginalized Students, Principals Eye the Exit Door
Nearly 40 percent of principals say they plan to quit soon—a finding that probably reflects stressful work conditions.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center How Many Teachers Are Retiring or Quitting? Not as Many as You Might Think
An EdWeek Research Center survey found that teacher resignations in the year leading up to August 2022 were only slightly above 2019.
Recruitment & Retention Spotlight Spotlight on Teacher Retention
This Spotlight will help you investigate how schools can hold onto valued staff, learn how to build a healthier school culture, and more.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Better Pay Would Keep Teachers From Quitting. But There's More to It
We asked teachers which financial incentives would keep them in their jobs. Here's what they said.
School & District Management 7 Ways to Reduce Principal Burnout
Two researchers culled strategies from positive psychology to improve principals' job satisfaction.
Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor A Note of Appreciation
A retired administrator shares why it's so important to appreciate colleagues in this letter to the editor.
Recruitment & Retention The Latest Perk Schools Are Using to Attract Teachers: 4-Day Weeks
The pros, the cons, and the unknowns of a shorter school week.
Recruitment & Retention Push Is on to Grow and Nurture Latino Teacher Pipeline
Latinos for Education has created a new advisory council to better inform federal policies on hiring and retaining more Latino educators.
Recruitment & Retention The Stay Interview: How It Can Help Schools Hold Onto Valued Staff
Don't wait for people to resign before finding out what could have kept them from leaving.
Recruitment & Retention 6 Insights on Teaching Shortages
Pandemic teaching shifts, bad press, and uneven workloads all contribute, said panelists at a webinar this week.
Recruitment & Retention Video How Can We Solve the Teacher Staffing Shortage?
Peter DeWitt and his guests discuss how leaders can create an environment in which educators feel valued and rewarded for their work.