An article over at the Christian Science Monitor looks at ways to keep talented teachers. It says, "These teachers need to see opportunities for career advancement, better compensation, and meaningful evaluation and professional development."
We've argued for a long time that good teachers should be paid better than average or bad teachers. This will increase their desire to stay. We believe this is true, even if it means taking from the money allotted to bad teachers and giving it to good teachers. In other words, we don't believe that the total budget for teacher pay needs to increase in all cases.
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