Much of the work for this report was performed by staff at the Education Statistics Services Institute (ESSI), which is funded by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and composed of staff from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and a number of partner organizations. The authors would like to acknowledge the following individuals from ESSI for their assistance with technical support and editorial guidance: Lei Zhou of MacroSys Research and Technology, Jennifer Sable and Steve Honegger of AIR, and Nick Gaviola of Quality Information Partners.
The authors would like to thank all of the professionals in state and local education agencies who track, record, and report the data used in this report. Particular thanks are owed to the Teacher Compensation Survey coordinators without whose efforts this collection would not exist.
The U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division, is responsible for collecting, processing, and editing the CCD survey data. Eunice Ave, Crecilla Cohen, Elizabeth Holland, and Brian Gordon should be recognized for the quality their efforts added to these data.