Charter school launches closely-watched teacher pay experiment
By eSchool News
March 7th, 2008
A /city>New York City/city> city="">/> charter school set to open in 2009 in /place>/placename>Washington/placename> placename="">/> /placetype>Heights/placetype> placetype="">/>/place> place="">/> will test one of the most fundamental questions in education: Whether significantly higher pay for teachers is the key to improving schools, reports the New York Times. The school, which will run from fifth to eighth grades, is promising to pay teachers $125,000, plus a potential bonus based on schoolwide performance. That is nearly twice as much as the average New York City public school teacher earns, roughly two and a half times the national average teacher salary,...
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