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The Teaching Force Has Grown Faster Than Student Enrollment-Except in These 4 States

Over the past two decades, the number of the teachers in U.S. schools has increased by 21 percent, while the number of students has only increased by 12 percent, according to an Education Week Research Center analysis of federal data.

In other words, for 41 states and the District of Columbia, teachers are being hired at a faster rate than students are enrolling. But the more telling data might be in states where the growth in student enrollment outpaced the growth in the teacher workforce.


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