Tuesday, June 01, 2010

The Last Laugh: Merit pay in Chicago school = no change

After that last marathon post, I will keep this one short.

Seems that merit pay in Chicago didn't do anything to increase test scores. You can read about it HERE. Then there was this gem;

But in a somewhat counterintuitive finding, they discovered that schools with only one year of exposure to TAP actually had slightly higher reading and math test scores, on average, than did the schools in their second year of implementation.

Let's hear it for merit pay.

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