Performance Incentives: Their Growing Impact on American K-12 Education
Matthew G. Springer, Editor
The concept of pay for performance for public school teachers is growing in popularity and use, and 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 innovation.
This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of experts who provide an unprecedented discussion and analysis of the pay for performance debate by:
- Identifying the potential strengths and weaknesses;Debating different strategies for measuring teacher accomplishments;
- Examining recent examples in Arkansas, Florida, North Carolina and Texas;
- Addressing key conceptual and implementation issues;
- Describing what teachers themselves think of merit pay; and
- Studying the overall impact on student achievement.
Select contributors include Paul Glewwe, Dan Goldhaber, Michael Kremer, J.R. Lockwood, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Derek Neal, Michael Podgursky, Richard Rothstein, James E. Ryan, William Sanders, Lori L. Taylor, Jacob L. Vigdor, Martin R. West, and Marcus A. Winters.
Performance Incentives is published by Brookings Institution Press. To order a copy, please click here or call 800.537.5487 or 410.516.6956. Also available at your local bookstore.