TQB: Teacher Quality Bulletin

#3—Most Likely to Put a Spring in Older Teachers’ Step

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Productivity Returns to Experience in the Teacher Labor Market: Methodological Challenges and New Evidence on Long-Term Career Improvement by Papay & Kraft

Back in the day, we thought that teachers stopped improving after their first few years in the classroom. Turns out, a few gray hairs don't signal the end for professional improvement. This myth may have been more a reflection of imperfect statistical models, rather than a product of any reality about teachers. Even after more than a decade, more experience can mean better teaching. 

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