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Hiring, Assignment, and Transfer in Milwaukee Public Schools

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Publication Date: September 2007

Publisher(s): The New Teacher Project

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Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation

Topic: Education (Information services and sources)
Education (Education policy and planning)
Education (Curriculum)
Education (Teaching methods)

Keywords: Milwaukee Education; Public Schools; educational shortcomings

Type: Report

Coverage: Wisconsin

Abstract:

According to this study, the Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association have made great strides in their joint efforts to create a more effective teacher hiring and evaluation model. However, the school system’s current school staffing and teacher transfer practices continue to cause dissatisfaction among many teachers. It indicates that these shortcomings hamper Milwaukee’s efforts to build, support, and retain a high-quality teaching force, especially in its highest-need schools.