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January 20, 2012

Professor Jonah Rockoff and Colleagues Release Landmark Education Study

A new study by Professor Jonah Rockoff and colleagues indicates that good elementary school teachers have a positive effect on students in the long-term.


A new study by Professor Jonah Rockoff and colleagues Raj Chetty and John N. Friedman of Harvard indicates that good elementary school teachers have a positive effect on students in the long-term. The study, which tracked 2.5 million students over 20 years, shows that teachers who raise standardized test scores impact their students beyond the classroom — their students are more likelly to go to college and less likely to be teenage mothers.

Find the complete study online.

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