New Frontline Research & Learning Institute Report Suggests Some School District Hiring Practices May Exacerbate Teacher Shortages
Posted on January 12, 2018
Report identifies trends in school district hiring practices that may have unintended consequences for teacher turnover.
MALVERN, Pa., January 11, 2018 — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released A Leak in the Pipeline: How Hiring Bias Might Be Compounding the Teacher Shortage. The research report aims to increase understanding of where teacher recruiting and hiring practices may be falling short. The analysis suggests that certain biases in the hiring process may contribute to the nation’s $2.2 billion annual teacher turnover problem – often cited by states and districts as a contributor to teacher shortages.