Allen R. Odden

Recruiting New Teachers to Urban School Districts: What Incentives Will Work

This paper explores the value teachers place on financial incentives and how much of a salary incentive is needed to attract new teachers to high-needs schools.

A New Approach to the Cost of Teacher Turnover

This paper explores ways districts can reduce the costs (in terms of lost school productivity and lost training investments) of teacher turnover.

Paying for School Finance Adequacy With the National Average Expenditure Per Pupil

This working paper shows that many districts have accelerated student learning by reallocating funds to emphasize targeted assistance to students, fewer non-instructional burdens on teachers, greater use of...