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Teacher Shortages
A study into the increasing shortage of teachers, especially in special education areas.
# 47129 | 8,140 words | 58 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Jan 30, 2004 in Education (Curriculum) , Education (Special)

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A research paper on the impending crisis in the education system in America, with teacher shortages, particularly in the area of special education. The survey questions were distributed to a subset of special education teachers located in Muskogee County, Georgia. The research provides insight into the current state of high school special education in the region and in the country and can be duplicated among other schools and counties throughout the nation.

Statement of Problem
Literature Review
Composition of Special Education Teachers
Special Education Vacancies
Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention
Barriers to Hiring
Barriers to retaining special education personnel
Incentives used to improve retention
Recommendations to Improve Recruitment and Retention
Adequate Supply of Special Education Professionals
Data Collection
Subject Population

From the Paper:

"Teachers today are subject to more stress than ever. Increasing certification requirements, re-certification, assessments, federal standards, demanding children, apathetic parents and an unsupportive administration are just the tip of the iceberg. Special education teachers have special circumstances. While other schoolteachers have some teachers who don't want to learn, special ed teachers are charged with the task of teaching to students who have difficulty learning, whose behavior problems are associated with an illness or handicap, whose needs for special attention are great. Teacher burnout is on the rise, and it's no wonder. This study will examine existing sources as well as conducting a survey of a sample population to assess the primary causes of occupational stress for special education teachers, and to develop recommendations that work towards a viable solution."

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