Does the World Change for Teachers?

Eric A. Hanushek
Margaret E. Raymond (Ed.)
Published Date
How to Improve our Schools in the Post-COVID Era
Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution
Schools changed dramatically with the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is unlikely that they will return fully to the “old normal.” Moreover, the learning losses for current students since March 2020 are likely to follow them over their lifetimes unless schools actually get better. The structure of teacher assignments and teacher compensation must change to accommodate these new realities. The teaching force must be used more effectively if the accrued challenges are to be met.