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America Has Too Many Teachers
Wall Street Journal | July 10, 2012
Behind the Headline
New Models for Extending the Reach of Excellent Teachers
Ed Next Blog | December 2011
Does America have too many teachers? In an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Andrew Coulson points out that the number of public-school employees has doubled over the past 40 years while student enrollment has increased by only 8.5%—and academic results have stagnated. Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel have written for Ed Next on how schools can extend the reach of excellent teachers so that more children will have the opportunity to learn from the best teachers we have.
Here are some additional pieces on extending the reach of excellent teachers: