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Phil Bryant: Working women ruined education.

In the contemporary United States, 23 percent of teachers come from the top third of the college admission test distribution. If we went back to a system in which women largely couldn’t be doctors or lawyers or corporate executives or senators, then that share would rise. In countries with very highly rated K-12 systems, like Finland and South Korea, all teachers come from that top third. Opening up women’s labor market opportunities¬†inadvertently had the consequence of making it harder for public school systems to recruit and retain teachers.

Phil Bryant: Working women ruined education..


Written by uocemagna

June 4, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Posted in Education

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