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Kurt Spiridakis

Recent Publications by Kurt Spiridakis


Preliminary Results: Philadelphia New Teacher Survey

The authors designed and administered a survey to new teachers entering the Philadelphia school system in 2002 in order to gather information about the teachers’ experiences with hiring, school placement, class and grade assignment, school…


Teachers in the School District of Philadelphia: Tables on Teacher Retention and the Distribution of Teachers’ Certification Levels and Experience in the District by School Type, Poverty Level, and School Racial Composition

This report summarizes findings from an analysis carried out by the authors on a data set representing all teachers employed in the School District of Philadelphia over the three-year period 1999-2000 to 2001-2002. In addition,…