Draft Proposal Seeks to Equalize School Resources
House plan would address teacher-pay differences that critics say shortchange the neediest schools.
A draft provision for the No Child Left Behind Act that would provide more money to schools with the least experienced teachers at the expense of schools with more senior ones is likely to face stiff opposition if the proposed change becomes part of the bill that goes before Congress.
Organizations representing teachers, state legislatures, and district administrators have already voiced opposition, saying such a policy would be a poor way to address the so-called teacher gap.
The “salary comparability” provision is part of a preliminary draft for reauthorizing the NCLB law
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- Vermont Secretary of Education
- Vermont State Board of Education, VT
- The Berkeley Institute, HAMILTON, Bermuda
- Regional Area Partner
- Focus EduVation, US
- Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
- Roanoke City Public Schools, Roanoke, VA
- Christ the King Preparatory School, NJ