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Table 5.  Percentage of 2007–08 beginning public school teachers who moved across schools or left the teaching profession by contract renewal status: 2008–09 and 2009–10
Selected reasons 2008–091 2009–102
Contract not renewed 20.7 30.6
Moved for reasons other than contract not renewed 79.3 69.4
Contract not renewed 27.4 35.4
Left teaching for reasons other than contract not renewed 72.6 64.6
1 These estimates do not include those who provided 2008–09 data during the 2009–10 data collection because the item was not asked. 2 2009–10 movers and leavers include only teachers who moved to a different school or who left the teaching profession after the 2008–09 school year.
NOTE: Cases with missing data are not included in this analysis. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS), "First Through Third Wave Preliminary Data File," 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10.