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Special Analysis 2005

Mobility in the Teacher Workforce

Table SA14. Standard errors for figure 9: Average number of years teaching at the same school for teachers who did not teach in the same school in 2000–01 as in 1999–2000, by years of teaching experience, control of the school, poverty of the school, qualifications for main teaching assignment, and turnover status
Job characteristic Teachers who transferred Teachers who left teaching

     Total 0.4 0.4
Years of teaching experience    
  3 or fewer 0.1 0.1
  4–9 0.2 0.2
  10–18 0.4 0.8
  19 or more 1.2 0.6
  Public 0.4 0.5
  Private 0.3 0.2
Poverty level    
  High 0.4 2.2
  Low 2.1 1.0
Qualifications for main teaching assignment    
  Out-of-field 0.3 0.7
  Highly qualified 0.6 0.6

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), “Public Teacher Questionnaire,” “Charter Teacher Questionnaire,” and “Private Teacher Questionnaire,” 1999–2000 and Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS), “Current Teacher Questionnaire” and “Former Teacher Questionnaire,” 2000–01.