Systematic Sorting : Teacher Characteristics and Class Assignments

  title={Systematic Sorting : Teacher Characteristics and Class Assignments},
  author={Demetra Kalogrides and Susanna Loeb},
Although prior research has documented differences in the distribution of teacher characteristics across schools serving different student populations, few studies have examined the extent to which teacher sorting occurs within schools. This study uses data from one large urban school district and compares the class assignments of teachers who teach in the same grade and in the same school in a given year. The authors find that less experienced, minority, and female teachers are assigned… CONTINUE READING

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