Dec. 13, 2015 – By Maureen Downey – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
With the higher standards and tougher tests introduced into Georgia schools, shouldn’t we spare teachers any other new initiatives for a while and let them teach?
If the governor has his way, teachers could confront a new merit pay system that would attempt to quantify how their instruction enhanced student learning and pay them accordingly. Gov. Nathan Deal told the AJC he intends to push for merit pay and ask lawmakers to make a “significant” step toward tying teacher pay to their classroom performance. … Link to Full Article