Thursday, May 13, 2010

Students DOWN, Teachers UP in Ohio


Terry is a panelist today in Cincinnati at “Trends in Teacher Compensation – A Symposium for Educators.” In helping him prepare for the event, we’ve dug up oodles of data about Ohio’s schools and teachers. One set of numbers really jumped out – from 2000 to 2008, the number of school-age children in Ohio decreased 6.7% but the number of K-12 teachers increased17.7%. (These tallies include all school-age children, regardless of whether they attend private school, public school, or are home-schooled, and include both private and public school teachers.)