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There Has to be a Better Way

Lessons from Former Urban Teachers

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There Has to be a Better Way by Lynnette Mawhinney
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Teacher attrition has long been a significant challenge within the field of education. It is a commonly-cited statistic that almost fifty percent of beginning teachers leave the field within their first five years, to the detriment of schools, students, and their own career development. There Has to be a Better Way offers an essential voice in understanding the dynamics of teacher attrition from the perspective of the teachers themselves. Drawing upon in-depth qualitative research with former teachers from urban schools in multiple regions of the United States, Lynnette Mawhinney and Carol R. Rinke identify several themes that uncover the rarely-spoken reasons why teachers so often willingly leave the classroom. The authors go further to provide concrete recommendations for how school administrators can better support their practicing teachers, as well as how teacher educators might enhance preparation for the next generation of educators. Complete with suggested readings and discussion questions, this book serves as an indispensable resource in understanding and building an effective and productive educational workforce for our nation's students.

Author Biography

Lynnette Mawhinney is an associate professor and chair of the department of curriculum and instruction at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the author or coeditor of several titles, including of Teacher Education across Minority-Serving Institutions: Programs, Policies, and Social Justice (Rutgers University Press). Carol R. Rinke is an associate professor of science and mathematics education at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where she also coordinates the Marist Center for Social Justice Research. She is the author of Why Half of Teachers Leave the Classroom.
Release date Australia
January 30th, 2019
Contributor
Foreword by Christopher Day
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
10 figures
Imprint
Rutgers University Press
Pages
181
ISBN-13
9780813595283
Product ID
28254845

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