- "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: The Equity Project
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.
Seattle Times, November 15, 2014
I’ve been reporting this week on The Equity Project’s (TEP’s) success at achieving remarkable student outcomes by massively raising teacher salaries while making other cuts to remain budget-neutral. Even great success does not mean that everything went perfectly. Perhaps the most … Continue reading
Monday I reported that The Equity Project’s plan to pay teachers $125,000 a year has produced remarkable student gains. Today I’ll combine information from Mathematica’s report with other data to give you an idea how TEP manages high salaries without … Continue reading
In Profit of Education I wrote, One charter school, The Equity Project (TEP) in New York City, plans to raise base teacher salaries to $125,000 plus $25,000 bonuses–all without increasing spending one dime. Now some four years later, we learn … Continue reading