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The Myth of Unions’ Overprotection of Bad Teachers: Evidence from the District-Teacher Matched Panel Data on Teacher Turnover

A recent study conducted by Dr. Eunice Han takes on the common myth that teacher unions protect and cultivate

Eunice S. Han – Wellesley College

“bad” teachers.  Recent efforts by outside groups looking

to cash in on public education dollars often cite this myth as a forgone conclusion.  In an interview by blogger Jennifer Berkshire, Dr. Han explains the results of the study and gives a nuanced account of her findings.  Below you can find a copy of the original study.

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