Measurement of Teacher Merit for Salary Purposes

McCall, William A.; Krause, Gertrude R.
January 1960
Education Digest;Jan1960, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p17
The article presents a reprint of the article "Measurement of teacher merit for salary purposes," by William McCall and Gertrude R. Krause, which appeared in the October 1959 issue of "Journal of Educational Research". The article reports on the findings of a study of sixth-grade rural and city teachers in North Carolina to determine the growth of the teacher in merit including the evaluation of that merit as it may be used for fixing salaries. Superintendents, supervisors, principals and colleagues tend to rate good teachers low and poor teachers high. Training, a universally employed basis for evaluating teacher merit and fixing salaries.


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