Performance incentives : their growing impact on American K-12 education / Matthew G. Springer, editor.

Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2009.
vii, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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"Offers an analysis of the promise and controversy around teacher pay for performance. Identifies potential strengths and weaknesses of performance-driven compensation policies and addresses key conceptual and implementation issues that have dominated the debate surrounding teacher compensation as an avenue for school reform"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Rethinking teacher compensation policies : why now, why again? / Matthew G. Springer -- Part One, Perspectives on Teacher Compensation Reform -- 2. The politics of teacher pay reform / Dan Goldhaber -- 3. A legal perspective on teacher compensation reform / James E. Ryan -- 4. A market-based perspective on teacher compensation reform / Michael Podgursky -- 5. The influence of scholarship and experience in other fields on teacher compensation reform / Richard Rothstein -- Part Two, Incentive System Design and Measurement -- 6. Turning student test scores into teacher compensation systems / Daniel F. McCaffrey, Bing Han, and J.R. Lockwood -- 7. Designing incentive systems for schools / Derek Neal -- 8. The performance of highly effective teachers in different school environments / William L. Sanders, S. Paul Wright, and Warren E. Langevin -- 9. Teacher-designed performance-pay plans in Texas / Lori L. Taylor, Matthew G. Springer, and Mark Ehlert -- Part Three, Informing Teacher Incentive Policies -- 10. Teacher salary bonuses in North Carolina / Jacob L. Vigdor -- 11. Teacher effectiveness, mobility, and attrition in Florida / Martin R. West and Matthew M. Chingos -- 12. Student outcomes and teacher productivity and perceptions in Arkansas / Marcus A. Winters...[et. al.] -- 13. Teacher incentives in the developing world / Paul Glewwe, Alaka Holla, and Michael Kremer.
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