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Golden handcuffs: teacher recruitment and retention

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2009) Golden handcuffs: teacher recruitment and retention. Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (13 Jan 2009). Website.

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One of the key problems for poor neighbourhoods is the bad educational outcomes for children that live there. As I have argued before, the evidence suggests that traditional regeneration programmes (with a strong focus on the built environment) don't do much to address this problem. So will the government's proposal to pay teachers more for working in the most disadvantaged schools (themselves generally in the most disadvantaged areas) fair much better?

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Additional Information: © 2009 The Author(s)
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
What Works Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2017 11:43
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:27

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