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April 1999

New estimates of working time for elementary school teachers

Robert Drago, T. Lynn Riggs, Russell Kashian, Darnell Cloud, Robert Caplan, David Costanza, Tanya Brubaker, Naomi Harris

Data from a time diary survey suggest that the average elementary school teacher works almost 2 hours more than the time required by contract, however, findings show that the choice of measurement substantially affects time estimates

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