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Growth in Education Staffing

Created on October 16, 2012

Growth in Education Staffing

Education

PERCENTAGE CHANGE SINCE 1970

Since 1970, total student enrollment in public schools increased by 3.7 million, or 8 percent. However, during that same period, total education staffing rose by 2.8 million, or 84 percent. Most notable was the growth in non-teaching staff which increased by 138 percent.

Notes: Some figures have been interpolated. Figures for teachers and student enrollment for 2011 and Fall 2012 are projected.

Teaching Staff

Total Staff

Non-Teaching Staff

Student Enrollment (Fall)

Source: National Center for Education Statistics.

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