Understanding the Role of Teacher Decision-Making in Voluntary Teacher Turnover: A Review
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Education leaders and researchers have long called attention to high rates of teacher turnover in U.S. public schools. Teacher voice in school-level decisions is one factor widely linked to improved teacher retention. This paper integrates research on the causes and consequences of teacher turnover, the role of school working conditions in teacher career decisions, and teacher decision-making control to understand the relationships between these constructs and to frame future research on teacher turnover and related human resource challenges.
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