Economist Eugenia Toma (#915)
Eugenia Toma, an economist at the University of Kentucky, argues that improving educational outcomes for students depends less on per-pupil spending and more on the quality of teachers in the classrooms.
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Toma, the Wendell H. Ford Professor of Public Policy and Administration in UK's Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, applies economic analysis to education, the largest expenditure of state and local governments. Her recent research on teacher retention in Appalachia found that Appalachian teachers are more likely to exit public schools.