ERIC Number: ED298673
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Attracting and Compensating America's Teachers. Eighth Annual Yearbook of the American Education Finance Association.
Alexander, Kern, Ed.; Monk, David H., Ed.
Focusing on the classroom teacher as the key component in the educational process, this yearbook reviews recent school reform upheavals and their effects on teacher compensation, availability and quality of teachers, teacher retirement systems and related issues. After introductory observations on teachers' economic subsidies by Kern Alexander, the following chapters are included: (1) "Teachers in the Economic System" by Patricia Anthony; (2) "Teacher Education Recommendations in the School Reform Reports" by K. Forbis Jordan; (3) "The Supply of U.S. Teachers: Quality for the Twenty-First Century" by James N. Fox; (4) "Teachers' Salaries: An International Perspective" by Stephen B. Lawton; (5) "Restructuring Teacher Compensation Systems: An Analysis of Three Incentive Strategies" by Betty Malen and others; (6) "Merit Pay: Issues and Solutions" by Lloyd E. Frohreich; (7) "Merit Pay and Teaching as a Career" by Stephen L. Jacobson; (8) "Funding of Teacher Education in State Universities" by Bruce A. Peseau; (9) "Judicial Requirements for Equal Pay" by Joseph C. Beckham; (10) "The Changing Condition of Teacher Retirement Systems: A Certain Past, a Tenuous Present, an Uncertain Future" by Eugene P. McLoone; and (11) "Teacher Salaries: Progress over the Decade" by Richard G. Salmon. Name and subject indices are included, along with biographical notes about the editors and contributors and a list of American Educational Finance Association officers 1987-88. (TE)
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Educational Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Merit Pay, Retirement Benefits, Salary Wage Differentials, Teacher Education, Teacher Employment Benefits, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching (Occupation)
Ballinger Publishing Company, 54 Church Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 ($35.00 prepaid).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: American Education Finance Association.