ERIC Number: ED073547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Performance Contracting in Schools: Profit Motive Tested as Incentive to Learning. An Education U.S.A. Special Report.
This report attempts to cut through the rhetoric of both the opponents and the proponents of performance contracting and to bring the main issues into focus. The report (1) describes different kinds of contracts; (2) discusses testing problems; (3) gives a description of the Texarkana and Banneker elementary school projects; (4) provides sample opinions of parents, students, teachers, and boards; (5) discusses the new terminology; and (6) provides guidelines on how to set up a performance contract. The report also discusses the Rand and OEO evaluations of performance contracting experiments and presents industry rebuttals. (JF)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Educational Experiments, Evaluation Methods, Incentives, Parent Attitudes, Performance Contracts, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Motivation
National School Public Relations Association, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, Virginia 22207 (Stock #411-12824, $4.00, Quantity Discounts)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Public Relations Association, Washington, DC.