Tuesday, March 23, 2004
But similar plans have failed elsewhere, said Dan Goldhaber, research associate professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.The comments on Joanne's site indicate that 88% of teachers in the Denver pilot program received the raises. Merit pay increases received by 7/8 of the faculty aren't meritorious -- they are automatic escalators in disguise.
One in Fairfax, Va., ran out of money because "everybody was rated as excellent," he said.
Meanwhile the Education Minne$ota gang can't even agree to be tested, because maybe they wouldn't all be excellent. They might be leaving money on the table.