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- DescriptionThe concept of pay for performance for public school teachers is growing in popularity and use, and it has resurged to once again occupy a central role in education policy. Performance Incentives: Their Growing Impact on American K-12 Education offers the most up-to-date and complete analysis of this promising --yet still controversial --policy invation. Performance Incentives brings together an interdisciplinary team of experts, providing an unprecedented discussion and analysis of the pay-for-performance debate by: Identifying the potential strengths and weaknesses of tying pay to student outcomes; Comparing different strategies for measuring teacher accomplishments; Addressing key conceptual and implemen - tation issues; Describing what teachers themselves think of merit pay; Examining recent examples in Arkansas, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas; Studying the overall impact on student achievement.
- Author BiographyMatthew G. Springer is the director of the National Center on Performance Incentives and an assistant professor of public policy at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College, Tennessee, USA. He is a coauthor of Modern Education Finance and Policy (2007) and a coeditor of Charter School Outcomes (2007) and Handbook of Research on School Choice (2009).
- PublisherBrookings Institution
- Date of Publication01/11/2008
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationWashington DC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBrookings Institution
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight680 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Edited byMatthew G. Springer
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