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Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., center, joins other teachers and protestors in February outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., as teachers statewide went on strike over pay and benefits.
—John Raby/AP-File

Teachers Are Winning Public Support for Pay Raises, Survey Finds

Support for raising teacher salaries jumped nationally in the wake of this spring's wave of teacher activism, a national poll by the journal Education Next said. (August 21, 2018)

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Pay and pensions make up a massive portion of schools' costs, but controlling them takes creativity and realism.
January 13, 2011 – Education Week
How do you convince kids that standardized tests matter when, in districts with merit pay, they often only matter to the teacher?
January 10, 2011 – Teacher
Unlike other efforts in which teachers can earn bonuses, these experiments tie base-pay raises more closely to classroom evaluations.
November 10, 2010 – Education Week
October 13, 2010 – Education Week
Some districts awarded hefty grants through the Teacher Incentive Fund have yet to win support from local unions.
October 6, 2010 – Education Week
A study finds students whose teachers have a chance to earn bonuses perform no better than those of teachers paid traditionally.
September 29, 2010 – Education Week
They have disappointed in industry, writes author and educator Andrea Gabor, and in schools they could undermine reform.
September 22, 2010 – Education Week
A study finds students whose teachers have a chance to earn bonuses perform no better than those of teachers paid traditionally.
September 21, 2010 – Education Week
Kim Marshall argues that, rather than rewarding individual teachers for good test scores, we create incentives for teachers to work together to improve learning.
September 1, 2010 – Education Week
July 14, 2010 – Education Week

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