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Title: Predicting the Need for Newly Hired Teachers in the United States to 2008-09
Description: This report examines the need for addititional teachers by using information from several Schools and Staffing Surveys. This report finds that approximately 2 million additional teachers will be needed by 2008-09. Some of these additional teachers will be needed to replace teachers leaving the profession and others will be needed as enrollments continue to increase.

Updated projections for the number of new teacher hires may be found at: /programs/projections/projections2018/sec5d.asp.
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Cover Date: August 1999
Web Release: August 18, 1999
Publication #: NCES 1999026
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Research and Development Report
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports and Information Staff (Annual Reports)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Research and Development Report, please contact:
Xiaolei Wang.