Report: Bonuses did not produce gains in test scores
| Sep 23, 2010
Offering middle-school math teachers bonus pay, in the absence of any other support programs, does not raise student test scores, according to a new study issued by the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of Education & Human Development in partnership with the RAND Corporation. Vanderbilt University researchers said the three-year experiment was the first scientifically rigorous study of performance pay conducted in the United States.
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