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This research study investigated the wants and needs of upper elementary (grades 3-5) teachers to distinguish what makes them successful and satisfied in their current positions. When people are satisfied and feel success at their workplace, they are more willingly to stay in their position. Wants and needs can be perceived differently; however, for this research wants and needs will be treated as the same. This blended research study included a random, stratified, sample.

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