Denver teachers, who had staged a three-day strike over the district's pay structure, are encouraged to return to school today.
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February 14, 2019
May 23, 2018
At a hearing, Betsy DeVos brought up performance in response to a question about teacher walkouts—but the activism behind the walkouts has not focused on performance at all.
May 08, 2018
In determining salaries, states should go beyond counting years of teaching and degrees earned, and consider factors such as performance and non-teaching work experience, argues the National Council on Teacher Quality.
December 19, 2017
The final results of a federal study on performance pay are in—and it looks like giving teachers bonuses led to slightly better math and reading results from students.
August 03, 2017
A new report points to Washington, D.C., as a place where evaluation reform has improved the teaching force.
April 11, 2017
Teacher participation in a merit pay program led to the equivalent of four extra weeks of student learning, according to a new analysis of 44 studies of incentive-pay initiatives in the United States and abroad.
March 30, 2017
The district hopes being able to move up the pay scale faster will keep teachers from leaving for suburban districts.
March 16, 2017
One Republican lawmaker prefers bonuses because that way legislators can bypass collective bargaining processes.
March 13, 2017
The original proposal attached $672,000 to the bonus scheme but lawmakers have reduced that to $250,000 to boost the bill's chances of passage.
February 02, 2017
The Republican, who once supported the program, hopes to replace it with a slew of new recruitment and retention initiatives.