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Document Number: 7475

Funding Diversified Teacher Compensation Systems PDF - Changing the way teachers are paid to include outcomes, such as student performance, or incentives for teaching in at-risk schools is gaining support in districts and states across the country. The process is challenging, however, and policymakers need to be aware of the various issues involved. With the generous support of the Joyce Foundation, ECS has created a series of four issue papers covering various aspects of diversified compensation systems.This first paper discusses funding issues involved in the design, piloting and implementation of diversified teacher pay systems. Examples of funding structures and sources of current systems are presented as are questions and issues policymakers need to consider if they are exploring the use of these systems in their own states and districts. (Christine Palumbo, Education Commission of the States, June 2007)...
Author: Christine Palumbo
Publication: Issue Paper
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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