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Taking Attendance: An Analysis of Greater Milwaukee's Teacher Workforce
September 15, 2015
In a recent report, the Public Policy Forum takes comprehensive look at public school teachers in Greater Milwaukee. After a detailed analysis of the makeup of public school students in the region, PPF explored the makeup of the workforce educating these students.
Key findings include:
The number of teachers in the metro area has declined by 700 since 2009-10, with most of the decrease coming from MPS, which lost 730 teachers.
The teaching workforce is predominately white, with minority teachers comprising just 10.9% of educators despite students of color making up 43.9% of enrollments
The average experience level fell to 12.7 years, though the average age remains unchanged at 43 years, indicating the workforce is less experienced, but not necessarily younger.