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Researching strong induction programs

This subsection provides overviews of strong induction programs that have been successful in improving teacher retention. While the best induction programs rest on a common set of principles, they vary in the resources they make use of and in the organization and emphases of the professional development and mentoring that they provide beginning teachers. The following program descriptions provide models of how you can organize induction in your school. Start with the first tool to help you frame the questions about induction that your school/district needs to answer: