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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.

Teacher attrition

The Department of Education has a “First Look” study out, “Public School Teacher Attrition and Mobility in the First Five Years,” with somewhat surprising numbers on teacher attrition. (Thanks to NCTQ for the link.) The headline number is that only … Continue reading

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Teacher turnover harms student achievement

Does teacher turnover hurt learning? For a┬áparticular school, the answer must be “it depends who leaves and who comes.” However, Susanna Loeb and colleagues looked at teacher turnover for the New York City schools, and asked what happens on average. … Continue reading

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