Teacher compensation matters for attracting and retaining effective educators, however, the U.S. pays teachers less than most industrialized countries pay their teachers. The Education Commission of the States recently released an overview of the various approaches to teacher compensation being used by American states as well as a summary of the research supporting these approaches: http://www.ecs.org/ec-content/uploads/Mitigating-Teacher-Shortages-Financial-incentives.pdf.
In this month’s issue brief, we explore various resources, research reports, and ideas related to teacher compensation and career pathways that reward high-quality teaching and offer opportunities for advancement for teacher leaders.
You can read the issue brief here: http://eepurl.com/cbBksz
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