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Solving the Dilemmas of Teacher Supply, Demand, and Standards: How We Can Ensure a Competent, Caring, and Qualified Teacher for Every Child

author: Linda Darling-Hammond
description: This article addresses issues of teacher retention with special attention to the effect on investing in teacher's professional development and content knowledge. As such, this is an important article for all who are investing in their teachers, only to see them leave a year or two down the road. Hammond also addresses factors that contribute to high attrition rates among beginning teachers.

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published in: NCTAF ( National Commission on Teaching and America's Future)
published: 2000
posted to site: 10/12/2001