The Demerits of Merit Pay

If you're lucky, your boss has made it clear to you what it means to do a good job — and rewards you just as clearly for doing it. Teachers aren't so lucky. First, how do you measure good teaching? How about student test scores? Teachers — and their unions — will tell you that test scores show only part of the picture. The National Education Association, which represents most of America's teachers, states, "Just as a standardized test is not an accurate reflection of what a student knows, it...Full Story
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