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Study chides D.C. teacher turnover

By Laura Devaney
November 9th, 2012

The District has higher-than-desirable teacher turnover, but a report released Nov. 8 finds that the public school system is succeeding in holding onto its best teachers at nearly twice the rate as its lowest performers, reports the Washington Post. Still, far too many excellent teachers are leaving the school system each year, according to TNTP, a nonprofit teacher recruitment organization that conducted the study…

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Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura