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Document Number: 5389

Better Pay for Better Teaching: Making Teacher Compensation Pay Off in the Age of Accountability - America’s teacher pay system is long due for an overhaul, argues the author of this paper. While making clear that teacher compensation is no “silver bullet” to move beyond teacher quality challenges, he suggests that changes to the pay structure are necessary to draw desirable individuals into the teaching force and to encourage better teaching and proposes four reformed teacher compensation models and examples. (Bryan C. Hassel, Progressive Policy Institute, May 2002)...

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