Tag: teacher retention

Back to School Safety. See more state education news here

| July 16, 2019
Back to School Safety. See more state education news here

Parents are breathing a sigh of relief as kids return to school. For so many of us the end of summer means regaining our daytime freedom. No more… “I’m hungry” or “I’m bored” as we drop our kids off at school or load them on the bus and send them on their way.

This time of year, may be a relief for parents everywhere, but for many this time of year invokes anxiety and frustration. Increases in local traffic, cross walks delays, and kids along the roads confirms the summers is drawing to a close.

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Expect More Arizona: Arizona’s Students Deserve Better Than Last

| April 26, 2017
Expect More Arizona: Arizona’s Students Deserve Better Than Last

A preview of a new report released (April 20) by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy offers further insight into the teacher recruitment and retention issues we’ve been hearing about for several years.

While the full report (available in early May) will cover a variety of factors that impact teacher recruitment and retention, a number of key facts in the preview focus on teacher pay.

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PUSD form Teacher Retention Committee. See more Lake Powell Chronicle education stories here

| September 16, 2015
PUSD form Teacher Retention Committee. See more Lake Powell Chronicle education stories here

In recent years the Page Unified School District has faced an ongoing problem of having to fill numerous teacher vacancies at the beginning of each new school year, typically between 20 to 45 each year. Some of the vacancies were created from retiring teachers, but the majority were created from teachers who, dissatisfied for various reasons, move on at the end of the school year.

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Opinion: How to keep Arizona teachers in classrooms? Try rigor

| July 8, 2015
Opinion: How to keep Arizona teachers in classrooms? Try rigor

My Turn: Arizona is losing teachers. But ASU’s teacher college is working hard to keep them here By Mari Koener • AZ I See It • azcentral • The Arizona Republic As the dean of the largest college of education in Arizona, I’m pained and pleased to see national attention paid to our state’s teacher […]

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