Educator Labor Markets

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Peter Goff leads viewers through the first Cool Thinking on Hot Topics series on labor markets in education.


Haven't seen the series? Check it out here: Cool Thinking on Hot Topics - Educator Labor Markets


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I really enjoyed this conversation. The video made me curious - are teacher value-added scores relatively static over-time or do they change? Could a teacher in the 25th percentile, as Professor Springer mentions, over-time become a teacher in the 84th percentile, as they gain more experience...
by nescientsage
Thu, 2017-05-25 - 1:38pm
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This is a great video. It has convinced me that job fit is an important component of teacher's performance. It passes the intuition test that a teacher's (or an employee's) performance is likely to be better at a job that they feel is a good match. I am curious about how Professor Jackson...
by nescientsage
Thu, 2017-05-25 - 1:12pm
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Sass clarifies that teacher shortages are not across the board but rather concentrated in certain subject areas and locations. What policies do you think would help recruit and retain teachers in the areas with most need, like secondary math and science, special education and high poverty schools?
by bnewma
Fri, 2017-01-20 - 4:27pm
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