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Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.

Allocation of teacher hours in poor and wealthy schools

I made a little picture of the allocation of teacher hours in poor versus wealthier schools, taking data from the most recent School and Staffing survey tables. Teachers in schools with most students on free or reduced-price lunch spend an … Continue reading

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Teachers at schools in poverty

Here’s a picture that tells you something you already knew: kids at wealthier schools get more experienced teachers than do kids at schools where much of the population is in poverty. It’s well-established that beginning teachers aren’t as good as … Continue reading

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