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CPRE : Consortium for Policy Research in Education

The Effects of Accountability and Teacher Preparation on Mathematics and Science Teacher Retention

Research by Richard Ingersoll, Henry May, Lisa Merrill

The objective of this research project is to use national data to empirically address two related research questions:

  1. What impact have accountability policies and practices had on the retention of mathematics and science teachers? 
  2. What impact have teacher preparation, education and training trends and levels had on the retention of mathematics and science teachers?
Start date: 
September 2008
End date: 
August 2012