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Title: How Well Prepared and Supported are New Teachers? Results for the Northwest Region from the 2003/04 Schools and Staffing Survey
Description: Teacher turnover in public schools, especially among new and early-career teachers, is estimated to cost more than $7 billion a year. Research on teacher quality has identified various types of support used to help keep teachers in their schools beyond their first year of teaching, including access to mentors in the same subject area and participation in induction activities, such as planning and collaboration with other teachers.
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Cover Date: December 2010
Web Release: December 20, 2010
Publication #: REL 2010097
Center/Program: REL
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Issues and Answers Report
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