Pay for Performance - Avoiding the Pitfalls

Redesigning Teacher PayRedesigning Teacher PayA new book by Harvard professor Susan Moore Johnson and John Papay, published by the Economic Policy Institute, analyzes the state of  "pay for performance" plans and the mistakes made. They then make recommendations for how pay for performance should be used. Its a very useful overview, received praise from Randi Weingarten, and could change the thinking of some district superintendents. The link to the EPI site includes an audio transcript of the book event with insightful comments by Tom Toch and Rob Weil.