A Second Look: Teacher Attrition at High Poverty Urban Schools

Larry Ferlazzo with Karen Baptiste, Pia Wong, Yvette Jackson

This segment is the second in a series exploring the variety of reasons why teachers leave high poverty urban schools. We close with recommendations to attract and keep more teachers in these schools.

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April 16, 2015
Episode Guests
Karen Baptiste is a Supervisor of Teacher Development for Broward County Public Schools. She is responsible for providing training for 14,000 teachers, overseeing a district-wide Coach Credentialing program and managing grants. Pia Wong is a teacher education with over 20 years of experience in this field. She focuses on urban teacher preparation. Yvette Jackson is the CEO of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education and adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has applied her research in neuroscience, gifted education, and the cognitive mediation theory of Dr. Reuven Feuerstein into her books.
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