Does Teacher Performance Pay Improve Student Achievement?

On May 22, 2012, in Education, In The News, Pay for Performance, Teaching, by Scott Cronenweth
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A recent study by the international Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found no clear link between performance pay for teachers and higher student achievement in schools.

5 Education Articles to Start Your Week: Teachers Under Pressure

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Today, the climate for many teachers is grim. Many teachers, especially seasoned professionals, are struggling with crippling budget cuts, intense scrutiny and evaluation and class room populations that, due to teacher layoffs, have expanded. This week, in our “5 education articles to start your week” series we look more closely at the struggles these teachers [...]