Why Are My Teachers Leaving?

This 2012 report from Teach Plus cites research showing an annual teacher attrition rate of 25 percent in charter schools and focuses on ways of improving retention. The report notes the high demands placed on charter school teachers and includes methods used by individual charter schools to both recruit and retain, including hiring assistant teachers and restricting teachers’ availability after hours. The report also includes references to research on the subject and list members of the organization’s working group on charter schools.