"Churn" in schools prevents mastery by teachers, writers say

An environment in which teachers are frequently shifted to different schools, grades or subjects harms the school environment and makes it difficult for teachers to develop relationships with students -- and with each other, according to the writers of this article. Churn, which is most common in urban schools, prohibits teachers from mastering their subjects and harms their ability to develop quality professional-learning communities, the writers add.

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