main
community
contact staff ecs twitter facebook
Teaching QualityCompensation and Diversified PayWhat States Are Doing (Additional Resources)
 
  TEACHING QUALITY
 COMPENSATION AND DIVERSIFIED PAY
 
 What States Are Doing
 Selected Research & Readings
 




2012 State of the State Addresses: Governors' Top Education Issues PDF - This analysis highlights the education issues prioritized by governors and the mayor of Washington, D.C. in their 2012 state of the state addresses. The state leaders explained that increasing the quality and availability of education, from preschool through postsecondary, was essential to recovering from the recession, spurring economic growth, remaining competitive, and to the health and well-being of each state's citizens. Top issues include Finance (K-12 & Postsecondary), Teaching Quality, Postsecondary Affordability/Access, School Choice, Workforce Development, Early Learning (P-3), and Reading and Literacy....

Pay for Performance Proposals in Race to the Top Round II Applications PDF - The Education Commission of the States reviewed all 36 Race to the Top (RttT) Round II applications. Each of the 36 states that applied for Round II funding referenced pay for performance under the heading of "Improving teacher and principal effectiveness based on performance." The majority of states outlined pay for performance initiatives to be implemented upon receipt of RttT funds. Key takeaways from the 36 applications are reviewed in this paper. (Stephanie Rose, July 2010)...

State Collective Bargaining Policies for Teachers MS Word PDF - This ECS StateNote provides data on collective bargaining in the states, including which states have such legislation, who is covered, the scope of coverage, impasse procedures and whether or not strikes are permitted. (Michael Colasanti, Education Commission of the States, January 2008)...

Redesigned Teacher Compensation Database - In 2006 ECS created an interactive online database with research on a number of redesigned teacher compensation programs. Although this database is not an exhaustive collection of redesigned teacher compensation programs, a diverse array of program types and elements have been included....

Diversifying Teacher Compensation PDF - Aimed at policymakers intrigued by the idea of moving teacher pay beyond the single salary schedule, this joint ECS/Teaching Commission issue paper provides an overview of the research on such a shift; key findings and questions from previous experiences; an overview of some recent attempts to diversify teacher pay; and a comparison and detailed summaries of four leading programs and proposals at the district and school levels. (Azordegan, Byrnett, Campbell, Greenman and Coulter, Education Commission of the States, November 2005)...

Governors' Proposals 2005: Pay-for-Performance Plans - A quick look at teacher pay-for-performance proposals from governors' 2005 state-of-the-state addresses. (Patrick Byrnett, Education Commission of the States, July 2005)...

Governors' Proposals 2005: General Teacher Compensation Reforms - A quick look at general teacher compensation proposals from governors' 2005 state-of-the-state addresses. (Patrick Byrnett, Education Commission of the States, July 2005)...

Governors' Proposals 2005: Teacher Incentive Pay/Bonus Programs - A quick look at teacher incentive pay and bonus proposals from governors' 2005 state-of-the-state addresses. (Patrick Byrnett, Education Commission of the States, July 2005)...

Statewide Teacher Salary Schedules MS Word PDF - Twenty-one states have statewide salary schedules. This ECS StateNote lists those states, along with the statutes that set these schedules. (Molly Burke, Education Commission of States, July 2005)...

Rankings & Estimates: Rankings of the States 2006 and Estimates of School Statistics 2007 - This annual report provides facts about the extent to which local, state and national governments commit resources to public education. Part I provides state-level data on an array of topics relevant to the complex enterprise of public education. Part II provides projections of public school enrollment, employment and compensation of personnel, and finances, as reported by individual state departments of education. (National Education Association, December 2007)...

Minnesota's Quality Compensation for Teachers (Q Comp) - Quality Compensation for Teachers, or Q Comp, was proposed by Governor Tim Pawlenty and enacted by the legislature in July 2005. The state allocated $86 million statewide for the program and established guidelines for districts to claim their portion of the funding for career ladders for teachers, job-embedded professional development, instructional observations and standards-based assessments, measures to determine student growth, and alternative teacher compensation or performance pay. (Minnesota Department of Education, November 2005)...

Denver Professional Compensation System for Teachers (ProComp) - The Denver Professional Compensation System for Teachers (ProComp) is a plan that is receiving national attention for linking teacher pay to the school district's instructional mission. Approved by the public in November 2005 after earlier being approved by the city's teachers, it includes pay components based on knowledge and skills, student growth, professional evaluation and market incentives. This Web site provides information on work groups, resources, ways to build earnings, teacher toolkit and a community forum....

Catching Up With the Vaughn Express: Six Years of Standards-Based Teacher Evaluation and Performance Pay - The six-year experience of this large urban charter school in running its own innovative teacher compensation system and standards-based teacher evaluation system offers important lessons in designing, implementing, evaluating and refining these systems. (Eileen M. Kellor, Education Policy Analysis Archives, January 2005)...


What States Are Doing Current

Print Friendly and PDF

4

Thank you, Issue Site Sponsors
pearson

 
Home  |  About ECS  |  Education Issues A-Z  | Research Studies  |  Reports & Databases  |  State Legislation  |  State Profiles  |  Projects & Institutes  |  Newsroom  |  Website User's Guide


Information provided by ECS combines the best of the most recent and useful research available. Should you have questions, please contact our Information Clearinghouse at 303.299.3675.

700 Broadway, #810 Denver, CO 80203-3442
Phone: 303.299.3600 | Fax: 303.296.8332
 
©2014 Education Commission of the States
www.ecs.org | ecs@ecs.org
Read our privacy policy