“Them That’s Got Shall Get”: Understanding Teacher Recruitment, Induction, and Retention
by Suzanne M. Wilson, Courtney Bell, Jodie A. Galosy & Andrew W. Shouse — 2004
We begin our chapter by briefly describing the factors that have historically influenced entry into teaching. We structure the rest of the chapter around the troika of policies concerning teacher recruitment, induction, and retention, describing current understandings of these phenomena, as well as new developments in both policy and practice. We conclude by exploring the question, “What kind of work are new teachers being recruited and inducted into?” Wrestling with this question is essential to understanding the potential power and pitfalls of those policies.
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