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Factors Affecting Teacher Satisfaction in an Urban School District

Abstract The purpose of this study was to distinguish factors that influence the satisfaction levels of teachers in urban school districts. This work also distinguished factors that directly impacted teachers' level of satisfaction towards their work and their attitude towards the administration of their schools. Forty-one teachers from two kindergarten through eighth grade schools in the southwest region of the United States were given a modified version of the 2007/08 Schools and Staffing Survey, a federally recognized survey on the satisfaction levels of teachers in America, combined with a select number of questions created by the researcher in this study to address the research questions of this study. Data were collected and analyzed throu... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Halpert, Michael Aron (Author) / Spencer, Dee (Advisor) / Appleton, Nicholas (Committee member) / Macey, Donna (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Teacher Education / Teacher Retention / Teacher Satisfaction
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 103 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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