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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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Catherine Awsumb Nelson and Richard Wertheimer offer Pittsburgh’s City High as a case study of basing pay decisions on the quality of classroom teaching, rather than standardized-test scores.
July 8, 2010 – Education Week
Teaching may be more a calling than a profession, but it shouldn’t be a sacrifice, writes Brian Crosby, a bestselling author, syndicated radio host, and 21-year-veteran teacher.
July 2, 2010 – Education Week
The Obama "blueprint for reform" offers parents little voice in decisions that affect their children's education, Leonie Haimson and Julie Woestehoff write.
June 16, 2010 – Education Week
Student test scores were no better for schools following the national Teacher Advancement Program in Chicago, a study finds.
June 9, 2010 – Education Week
Crist cites flaws in the measure, teacher and parent opposition, along with its rush to passage in the legislature.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
New Hampshire superintendent Wayne Gersen offers three "disagreeable facts" about paying for performance in public schools.
March 3, 2010 – Education Week
Kim Marshall cites nine reasons why merit pay is an ineffective strategy for improving teaching and learning.
December 16, 2009 – Education Week
The education secretary tells the nation's second-largest teachers' union that 'inflexible' policies on pay for performance and job protections must change.
July 2, 2009 – Education Week (Web)

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