Improving School Leadership Through Support Evaluation And Incentives

Author: Laura S. Hamilton
Editor: RAND Corporation
ISBN: 9780833076175
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This report examines Pittsburgh Public Schools' implementation and outcomes of the Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program from school years 2007-2008 through 2010-2011, how principals and other school staff have responded to the reforms, and what outcomes accompanied program implementation.

Performance Based Pay For Educators

Author: Jennifer King Rice
Editor: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807758019
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This book provides an in-depth analysis of a performance-based pay initiative and crystalizes the design issues and implementation challenges that confounded efforts to translate this promising policy into practice. This story has much to say to academics and policymakers who are trying to figure out the combinations of incentives and the full range of resources required to establish incentive programs that promote an adequate supply and equitable distribution of capable and committed educators for our public schools. The book uncovers the conditions that appear to be necessary, if not fully sufficient, for performance-based initiatives to have a chance to realize their ambitious aims and the research that is required to guide policy development. In so doing, the authors consider the thorny question of whether performance-based pay systems for educators are worth the investment.

Evaluation Of The Achievement Levels For Mathematics And Reading On The National Assessment Of Educational Progress

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Editor: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309438209
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Since 1969, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has been providing policymakers, educators, and the public with reports on academic performance and progress of the nation’s students. The assessment is given periodically in a variety of subjects: mathematics, reading, writing, science, the arts, civics, economics, geography, U.S. history, and technology and engineering literacy. NAEP is given to representative samples of students across the U.S. to assess the educational progress of the nation as a whole. Since 1992, NAEP results have been reported in relation to three achievement levels: basic, proficient, and advanced. However, the use of achievement levels has provoked controversy and disagreement, and evaluators have identified numerous concerns. This publication evaluates the NAEP student achievement levels in reading and mathematics in grades 4, 8, and 12 to determine whether the achievement levels are reasonable, reliable, valid, and informative to the public, and recommends ways that the setting and use of achievement levels can be improved.

Respect For Teachers

Author: Brian Ford
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475802072
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This book examines educational discourse within an organic social context: the changing views of how the individual, state and an increasingly transnational society should interact.

Resources In Education

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Dissertation Abstracts International

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Die Grunds Tze Wissenschaftlicher Betriebsf Hrung

Author: Frederick Winslow Taylor
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3861957132
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Fredericks W. Taylors Werk "Die Grunds tze wissenschaftlicher Betriebsf hrung" ist einer der wichtigsten betriebswirtschaftlichen Klassiker. Das Buch von Taylor (1856-1915) begr ndet den Taylorismus, der den richtigen Bewegungsablauf aus umfangreichen Zeit- und Arbeitsstudien ermittelte. Taylor untersuchte als Inginieur verschiedene Unternehmen und bewirkte in diesen Branchen deutliche Verbesserungen.