Charter innovation in teacher retirement benefits
Methods should compare similar schools and teachers
The “stewards” of the system benefit the most
Is it enough to adjust existing plans?
Even in economically tough times, costs are higher than ever.
Teachers who change jobs or move pay a high price
The peculiar incentives of teacher pensions
A 1962 RAND Corporation study on teacher pay described teacher salary schedules in the following way:
Will the imprimatur of “board certification” professionalize teaching?
The Educational Testing Service makes divining the methods of good teachers look easy. It’s not.
There is more to compensation than a teacher’s salary
Public Education as a Business: Real Costs and Accountability by Myron Lieberman & Charlene K. Haar
WASHINGTON—As American schools reopen, a 15-year effort to “professionalize” the job of teacher is running up against a strong counterforce—the urgent need to fill classroom vacancies. — Christian Science Monitor, August 26, 2002 The headlines in those early years of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) were consistently alarming. “As Standards Rise, Too Few Teachers,” was […]