by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
We should be pleased North Carolina’s statewide teacher attrition rate is dropping. That’s just one of the conclusions reached by John Locke Foundation education expert Dr. Terry Stoops. In this interview with Donna Martinez of Carolina Journal Radio, Stoops explains how a dropping rate mitigates turnover costs, and he suggests the investments in teachers made by the Republican-led General Assembly are beginning to pay off.
Here’s the chart showing the trend to which Dr. Stoops refers in the interview.
For more details on North Carolina’s dropping teacher attrition rate, read Dr. Terry Stoops’ John Locke Foundation research update on which this interview is based.