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The Evolution of the Teacher Incentive Fund Program

Type: Resource
Format: 
Case Study
Year of Publication: 
2015
Topic: 
Monitoring
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
Since 2006, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) has awarded four cohorts of TIF grants to states, school districts, and charter schools across the country. All four cohorts maintained...Read more »
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Using Career Ladders to Support STEM Master Teachers

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2014
Topic: 
STEM
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
The purpose of this paper is to provide Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) grantees and others with a better understanding of how to design and use...Read more »
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Research Synthesis: What does research suggest about ways to measure teacher effectiveness so that determination of performance-based rewards is accurate, reliable, and defensible?

Type: Resource
Format: 
Research Synthesis
Year of Publication: 
2010
Topic: 
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
Research suggests that there is wide variation in the effectiveness of teachers, yet traditional measures of teacher quality (i.e., education, degrees, and certification status) are not strongly...Read more »
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Introduction to Performance-based Compensation

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2012
Topic: 
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
This paper introduces critical concepts for performance-based compensation and describes CECR resources that can help districts design and implement new compensation strategies.Read more »
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