Jul 30, 2007
(For information on teacher retention, see Tapping the Potential: Retaining and Developing High-Quality New Teachers).
New Teacher Excellence: Retaining Our Best examines what we know about effective induction programs and offer examples of programs around the nation that might serve as models for others. It argues that by implementing effective mentoring and professional development programs for new teachers in schools across the country, we greatly increase our chances of retaining the teachers who are coming into the profession as the result of a variety of recruitment efforts. For the sake of all of our nation’s children—and in particular those at highest risk—we must not only attract excellent teachers, we must also keep them.
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