Valuing Teachers: How Much is a Good Teacher Worth?

Education Consumers Foundation

U.S achievement could reach that in Canada and Finland if we replaced with average teachers the least effective 5 to 7 percent of teachers. That degree of change in average teacher effectiveness would increase the annual growth rate of the United States by 1 percent of GDP–a multi-trillion dollar per year outcome.

Hanushek (2011)

http://hanushek.stanford.edu/publications/valuing-teachers-how-much-good-teacher-worth

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