ERIC Number: EJ621305
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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No Merit in Merit Pay. Pay for Performance Sounds Good--Until You Take a Closer Look.
Evans, Dennis L.
American School Board Journal, v188 n1 p48,50 Jan 2001
In California, a new proposal would tie student performance on the SAT-9 to merit pay for teachers. However, testing student performance against certain preselected academic standards is not foolproof. The same teaching could bring different results. Students' previous knowledge and parental influences must also be considered. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stanford Achievement Tests