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Gratz, Donald B. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2011
The primary goal of performance pay for the past decade has been higher test scores, and the most prominent strategy has been to increase teacher performance through financial incentives. If teachers are rewarded for success, according to this logic, they will try harder. If they try harder, more children will achieve higher test scores. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Opportunities, Evidence, Incentives