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Mid-Year Teacher Resignations Plague DC Public Schools

 May 31, 2017

Mid-year teacher turnover has caused major disruption at some D.C. public schools. At one school in particular, Ballou High School, more than a quarter of school faculty resigned before the academic year started in August. In response, teachers, students and parents are concerned about the decrease in quality instruction and its potential impact on student achievement. Why are the teachers resigning, what are students learning and how can principals retain teachers until the school year ends?

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