- "What Freakonomics did in raising our collective economic literacy, this book does for the economics of schooling." -Kate Walsh, President, National Council on Teacher Quality
Tag Archives: Matthew Wiswall
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.
Matt Wiswall has a nice Bill Gates’ quote about teacher experience. Once somebody has taught for three years their teaching quality does not change thereafter. That quote is a pretty fair representation of what past research has shown. Well, maybe gains … Continue reading
Everyone knows that STEM education is crucial for America’s future, both as a nation and for individual students. One reaction has been to establish high schools with a STEM mission. Frankly, I’ve been suspicious of the movement. The problems are … Continue reading