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Special Analysis 2005

Mobility in the Teacher Workforce

Table SA12. Standard errors for figure 7: Percentage of 1999–2000 public and private K–12 teachers who did not teach in the same school the following school year, by control of school and the reason teachers left
Reason teachers left Public Private

Transferred 0.5 0.5
Retired 0.2 0.2
Took other job 0.3 0.6
Went back to school 0.2
Left for family reasons 0.1 0.3
Other 0.1 0.2

† Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS), “Current Teacher Questionnaire” and “Former Teacher Questionnaire,” 2000–01.

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