Can putting the least-experienced teachers in the highest-risk schools ever result in success?

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Charleston Gazette-Mail

Dec 26, 1:00 AM

Can putting the least-experienced teachers in the highest-risk schools ever result in success?

The county has 254 teachers. According to district administrators, it needs about 25 more, to fill vacancies in special education, elementary education, math, science and the arts. Instead, McDowell averages losing about a dozen teachers a year — a number that can include up to nearly half its new teachers — perpetuating the gap.

Tags: general teacher issues

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