UCEA Policy Brief 2018-2: The Role of Principals in Reducing Teacher Turnover and the Shortage of Teachers
New research has identified teacher working conditions as having a greater effect on teacher turnover than most other factors, including student achievement and student characteristics. Importantly, research has debunked the conventional wisdom that teachers often leave schools because of student characteristics. This brief discusses how teacher working conditions provide an avenue to reduce teacher turnover and lessen the severity of teacher shortages.
Read the full brief here.