Cowen is a policy analyst specializing in issues of American education. His areas of expertise are teacher quality, school choice, and school accountability. Cowen has experience working on these topics across the country, including in Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, New York City, and Wisconsin. Prior to his academic career, he worked for the Democratic National Committee and for CNN.
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Demonstrates that charter school teachers are more likely to exit the profession than traditional public school teachers, but are no better at removing “ineffective” teachers despite the lack of collective bargaining protections in the charter sector.