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Fisher, Thomas H.; And Others – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1985
The new Florida Master Teacher Program in which the state provides bonuses directly to qualified teachers is described. Three measurement issues in implementing the program are discussed: (1) evaluating a teacher's classroom performance; (2) evaluating a teacher's subject area knowledge; and (3) combining scores to determine which teachers…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives, Job Performance, Merit Pay
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Capie, William – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1985
State legislative action to control and reward teaching quality has resulted in the coming of age of systematic teacher performance evaluation for certification, merit pay, or career ladder advancement decisions. This article overviews issues of credibility and practicality--including test design, validity, and reliability--which arise when…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Job Performance