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Dan Goldhaber: Teachers' Academic Chops Improve

November 19, 2013

new study shows that academic qualifications for prospective teachers are on the rise. Study coauthor Dan Goldhaber joins the podcast to discuss his study, why the average teacher has historically had lower-than-average academic skills, why they've improved a bit, and why this all matters for kids. Goldhaber is the director of the Center for Education Data & Research and a professor at the University of Washington.