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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.

Tenure–What’s in a word? What’s up in DC?

Tenure for K-12 teachers is a hot button topic: a topic on which there are strong beliefs and too little analysis. Tenure isn’t really a you-got-it-or-you-don’t-got-it issue. Tenure is about how districts (and their  unions) choose to define it. Let’s talk about … Continue reading

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Nobody deserves tenure–so what?

Over at Education Next and also at The Education Gadfly, Chester Finn writes that nobody deserves tenure–except maybe federal judges. Okay, so let’s agree that no one “deserves” tenure and move on to ask whether tenure for K-12 teachers should … Continue reading

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