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Edmonston, Barry; Knapp, Thomas R. – American Educational Research Journal, 1979
Since 1933, elementary and secondary student-teacher ratios have decreased, while ratios in college have increased. Until the late 1960s, the high birth rate and increasing proportion of college students demanded more teachers. Current enrollments in bachelor of education programs are three to four times too high for teacher demand. (CP)
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Cohort Analysis, College Faculty, College Students