Miami-Dade's poor, under-performing schools get most rookie teachers

Thursday, August 21, 2014

In Miami-Dade, the least-experienced teachers are concentrated in the district’s poorest and worst performing schools, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Council on Teacher Equality.

The council points to research that says students learn less in classrooms led by rookie educators to conclude that the neediest students in the county get less-effective teachers.

Done at the request of the Urban League of Greater Miami, the study was presented to community members Wednesday night.

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