Undergraduate Honors Thesis


Teacher Turnover and Retention in Rural Colorado: A Thesis on Two Small-Rural School Districts and their Teachers Public Deposited

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  • This thesis is a mixed methods analysis of what factors drive teacher turnover and retention in rural Colorado. This research highlights qualataive interviews with five participants who are teachers at two small-rural school districts in Colorado. This was to better understand why teachers stay or leave very small school districts. In this project, I also look at the impact that COVID-19 had on schools and their teachers. By addressing socioeconmic and demographic factors in two small-rural towns, I was able to identify several driving forces that lead to teacher turnover and retention. 

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  • 2023-04-12
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  • 2023-04-17
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