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This study examined the impact of teacher quality on academic performance among public senior secondary schools, Maiduguri Metropolis, Borno State. Two (2) objectives and Two (2) null hypotheses were used for the study. Correlational design was used. The total population of the study was 1,236 teachers and 10,349 students out of which 371 teachers and 3,105 students were sampled through simple random sampling. SSCE results for five consecutive years (2014-2018) were obtained for the study. Questionnaire and Pro-forma were used for data collection at reliability index of 0.74. Data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation coefficient at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed a significant impact of teachers’ qualification, teaching experience on students’ academic performance. Based on the findings, it was recommended that ministry of education should organize workshops and seminars to re-train teachers in senior secondary schools in Borno State, Teaching Service Board should ensure that qualified and well trained are recruited in the schools in Borno state.
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