A new report is out from the University of Florida that that finds merit pay for instructors equates to better test scores for their pupils.
Pay incentives for teachers had more positive effects on student test
scores than such school improvement methods as smaller class sizes or
stricter requirements for classroom attendance, said David Figlio, a UF economics professor. The study, by Figlio and UF economics professor Lawrence Kenny, has been accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Public Economics.
Two consecutive basketball titles, a football title, and now this…