|Title:||A Quarter Century of Changes in the Elementary and Secondary Teaching Force: From 1987 to 2012|
This report looks at changes in several key characteristics of the teaching force between the 1987-88 and 2011-12 school years, including the number of teachers, the level of teaching experience, and the racial/ethnic diversity of the teaching force. The report focuses on how these demographic changes varied across different types of teachers and schools.
Among the findings about changes in the teacher workforce over this 25 year period:
This report utilizes data from the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), a large-scale sample survey of elementary and secondary teachers and schools in the United States. SASS has been conducted seven times—in school years 1987-88, 1990-91, 1993-94, 1999-2000, 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12.
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|Cover Date:||April 2017|
|Web Release:||April 11, 2017|
|Publication #:||NCES 2017092
|Authors:||Richard Ingersoll and Lisa Merrill|
|Type of Product:||Research Report|
Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
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