Several new proposals to link teachers' salary to classroom performance have emerged in recent weeks.
Recently in Teacher Performance Pay Category
May 23, 2013
May 16, 2013
Tennessee will use federal funds to encourage its best teachers to teach in underperforming schools.
April 02, 2013
In advance of a 2014 performance-pay mandate, a Florida lawmaker wants new salary funding to be allocated based on merit.
February 27, 2013
A performance-bonus program in Charlotte, N.C., focusing on improving instructional practices appears to pay dividends.
November 15, 2012
Newark teachers approved a contract that overhauls pay and evaluation systems.
October 19, 2012
Teacher-compensation experiments continue to proliferate from big districts to small ones.
October 16, 2012
Many districts and teachers' unions in Michigan don't appear to have refashioned their pay schedules in accordance with a 2010 state law, while others have met the letter of the law's requirements but not its spirit, contends an analysis by a free-market think tank.
September 27, 2012
The New Haven and Los Angeles United school systems are among the winners of new federal grants to support differentiated pay for teachers.
July 17, 2012
In 2007-08, states spent an estimated $14.8 billion rewarding teachers for earning master's degrees.
March 06, 2012
The Chicago Teacher Advancement Program increased mentoring and improved teacher-retention rates in some participating schools compared to a similar, nonparticipating set—but didn't appear to raise student achievement, according to a study released today.