How To Think About Education and The Nation’s Future
- Despite a quadrupling of education spending in real terms since 1960, there is little evidence of improvement.
- Consistently good teachers can produce an additional year’s worth of learning for their students, compared to less effective teachers.
- Education policy should put a much higher priority on producing, rewarding, and retaining good teachers.
- Regardless of class size, facilities, standards, and curriculum, no factor makes a significant difference to education outcomes than high-quality teachers.