Schools staff up — but most hires aren’t teachers | Joanne

Public schools are hiring — but most new staff aren’t classroom teachers, concludes a new EdChoice report.

“Non-teachers have been hired at an alarmingly high rate,” said the report’s author, Ben Scafidi, a professor of economics and director of the Education Economics Center at Kennesaw State University.

Between 1950 and 2015, the number of full-time teachers increased nearly two and a half times as quickly as the increase in students, which reduced class sizes significantly. Over that same time period, the number of non-teachers—including administrators, social workers, counselors,…

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