ERIC Number: EJ697548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
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Who Teaches Whom? Race and the Distribution of Novice Teachers
Clotfelter, C.T.; Ladd, H.F.; Vigdor, J.
Economics of Education Review, v24 n4 p377-392 Aug 2005
This paper focuses on one potentially important contributor to the achievement gap between black and white students, differences in their exposure to novice teachers. We present a model that explores the pressures that may lead school administrators to distribute novice teachers unequally across or within schools. Using a rich micro-level data set provided by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, we find that novice teachers are distributed among schools and among classrooms within schools in a way that disadvantages black students.
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina