ERIC Number: ED498341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
Reference Count: 36
Teacher Performance Pay: Synthesis of Plans, Research, and Guidelines for Practice. Policy Brief RB-46
Heneman III, Herbert G.; Milanowski, Anthony; Kimball, Steven
Consortium for Policy Research in Education
This Policy Brief focuses on the nature and effectiveness of these plans. Generic descriptions of three types of plans are provided, followed by a synthesis of research results on their effectiveness. A set of guidelines for effective practice is then provided to help states and districts embarking on these forms of performance pay. The authors conclude with a look ahead at recent developments in performance pay plans and other deviations from the traditional teacher salary schedule. Appended are: (A.1) Research Findings on School-Based Performance Award Programs (SBPA); (A.2) Research Findings on Knowledge- and Skill-Based Pay; and (A.3) Research Findings on Combined Plans.
Descriptors: Guidelines, Teacher Salaries, Merit Pay, Teacher Competencies, Recognition (Achievement), Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teaching Skills, Academic Achievement, Teacher Influence, Differentiated Staffs, Financial Support, Teacher Motivation
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Consortium for Policy Research in Education, Philadelphia, PA.