The School Staffing Surge: Decades of Employment Growth in America’s Public Schools

“As more adults gain employment in public schools, there is not evidence that their numbers are leading to improved academic outcomes for students.” Graph Detail: Students grew 96%, Teachers grew 252%, admin/ non-teaching grew 702%¬†from 1950 through 2009. Part I) Benjamin Scafidi, Ph.D. The Friedman Foundation for Educational choice,, October 2012