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September 8th, 2008
Teachers
Segment Two from Full Episode
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  • As many as 50 percent of teachers in the U.S. leave the profession within their first five years.
  • Students of high performing teachers progress three time as fast as those with low performing teachers.
  • The U.S. pays teachers less – as a percentage of the country’s GDP – than 25 other developed countries.

THE QUESTION: WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO GET GREAT TEACHERS INTO THE SCHOOLS, AND KEEP THEM THERE?

 

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