24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site


Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Teacher, Administrator Hires Outstrip Student Population Growth

Public schools in Indiana have added teachers and administrators much faster than they’ve added students in the past two decades, according to a new report from The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

“Indiana has had a more extreme trend relative the national average in terms of becoming more top heavy,” says the report’s author, Ben Scafidi, a professor of economics at Georgia College. “Administrators increased at five times the rate of students and three times the rate of teachers.”

Source: StateImpact. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.