George Arlotto: Workforce recruitment, retention efforts paying off, February 23, 2018.
“Overall employee turnover has dropped from 10.3 percent in 2013-14 to 7 percent in 2016-17.”
Given George Arlotto’s, the BOE’s, and the Maryland General Assembly’s policies of gross and blatant discrimination against junior teachers in both pay and work conditions, this is indeed a great achievement. Teacher turnover among junior teachers is much higher than senior teachers, especially as senior teachers near their “pension cliff.” For a discussion of the politics of AACPS’s systematic discrimination against junior teachers, see my Hechinger Report article, http://hechingerreport.org/opinion-seek-equal-pay-equal-work-dont-become-k-12-teacher/.
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