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Title:  "Are Tenure Track Professors Better Teachers?"
Description: The study examined whether taking a course with a tenured/tenure track professor versus a non-tenured/tenure track professor for first-term freshman-level courses (e.g., introductory economics) was associated with whether students enrolled and performed well in future classes in the same subject.
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Cover Date: December 2013
Web Release: December 4, 2013
Print Release: December 4, 2013
Publication #: WWC QR20008
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Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Authors: WWC
Type of Product: Quick Review
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