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EPI Policy briefs

The Power of Teacher Selection to Improve Education

March 1, 2016
Brian Jacob
This brief describes the findings from a study of the teacher selection system used by the District of Columbia Public Schools, which concludes that smart hiring can be less costly and more effective in raising teacher quality than many popular...
Other reports

When Principals Rate Teachers

March 1, 2006
Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren
Elementary- and secondary-school teachers in the United States traditionally have been compensated according to salary schedules based solely on experience and education. Concerned that this system makes it difficult to retain talented teachers and...