Estimating Teacher Attrition for Impact Study Design

Publication Abstract

Taylor, Joseph A., and Brady T. West. 2020. "Estimating Teacher Attrition for Impact Study Design." Educational Researcher, 49(1): 68-70.

The goal of this article is to provide guidance on teacher attrition rates that can inform power analyses. The subjects were a nationally representative sample of teachers responding to the National Center for Education Statistics Schools and Staffing Survey and Teacher Follow-Up Survey (2011-2013). The findings indicate that at the national average of percent free and reduced-price lunch (FRL), approximately one in six teachers move schools or leave the profession between adjacent academic years. The odds of this type of attrition happening increase by approximately 0.8% for each 1% FRL difference (increase) of a planned study context from the national average.

10.3102/0013189X19880550

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Education Methodology

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