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Why great teachers quit : and how we might stop the exodus / Katy Farber.

Why great teachers quit : and how we might stop the exodus / Katy Farber.
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Record Number 14871
ISBN 9781412972451 (pbk.)
1412972450 (pbk.)
Location 371.1 FAR
Author Farber, Katy
Title Why great teachers quit : and how we might stop the exodus / Katy Farber. [BOOK]
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2010.
Collation xxv, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
General Note "Low pay, increased responsibilities, and high-stakes standardized testing - these are just some of the reasons why more talented teachers are leaving the profession than ever before. Drawing on in-depth interviews with teachers from all over the country, Katy Farber presents an in-the-trenches view of the classroom exodus and uncovers ways that schools can turn the tide." The book includes: "Strategies veteran teachers use to make sure the joys of teaching outweigh the frustrations; Success stories from individual schools and discricts that have found solutions to these challenges; Recommendations for creating a school environment that fosters teacher retention." - Back cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-162) and index.
Contents Note Standardized testing -- Working conditions in today's schools -- Ever-higher expectations -- Bureaucracy -- Respect and compensation -- Parents -- Administrators -- School boards.
Topical Term Teacher turnover -- United States -- Prevention
Teachers -- Job stress -- United States
Employee retention -- United States
Burn out (Psychology) Prevention.
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