The School Staffing Surge: Decades of Employment Growth in America’s Public Schools

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“As more adults gain employment in public schools, there is not evidence that their numbers are leading to improved academic outcomes for students.”

Graph Detail:
Students grew 96%, Teachers grew 252%, admin/ non-teaching grew 702% from 1950 through 2009.

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Benjamin Scafidi, Ph.D.

The Friedman Foundation for Educational choice, www.edchoice.org, October 2012