By Colin Berglund A merit pay pilot program for teachers that began in Chicago schools in 2006 has had no effect on student achievement, according to a Mathematica Policy Research report released this month. According to the study, merit pay did not improve student standardized test scores or teacher retention – two main goals of [...]
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