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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.

Changing views on teacher experience

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

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  1. @NShrubs says:

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  2. @symphily says:

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  3. @jelmerevers says:

    Interesting, but what outcomes? “softer” side definitely growth “@MrPABruno: Changing views on teacher experience http://t.co/IWtqspDXNt”

  4. @ProfitOfEd says:

    Changing views on teacher experience: Matt Wiswall has a nice Bill Gates’ quote about teacher experience.
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STEM high schools

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

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Do teachers get better with experience?

For us academic types, it’s always a thrill to learn that something everyone was pretty sure of just might be quite wrong. A brand new paper by Matt Wiswall may really change what we all think about whether teachers get better … Continue reading

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  1. Nick CK says:

    Talk about research which really points to the need for an increase in teacher salaries, this is some pretty good evidence!

  2. MS says:

    How should we do that?

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