May 2006
Quality Progress;May2006, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p21
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of a Gannett News Service study which showed that an increasing number of school systems are financially rewarding teachers based on their students' test scores. According to the article, school systems in Minnesota, Florida, Texas and Colorado have established merit pay programs that linked bonuses to student achievement. The factors attributed to the growing interest on merit pay programs include the increased testing requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act.


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