Saturday, May 09, 2009

NEA: Merit pay for teachers should go to NBCTs

President Barack Obama is looking to invest more in merit pay for teachers, and the Department of Education has proposed $517 million for performance pay in the fiscal 2010 budget. National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel said in a statement that the money should go to teachers who earn National Board Certification and seek other professional-development opportunities. The Washington Post

1 comment:

Brooks Lindsay said...

It may be worth having a look at Debatepedia's extensive pro/con article on merit pay for teachers. Helps put this article in the context of the larger debate:!

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