Paying teachers more for better performance ruins team morale and lowers productivity, writes Reg Weaver, head of the largest teachers’ union, in a Christian Science Monitor commentary. Low-cost Southwest Airlines is his model. Weaver does come out for group incentives — paying all teachers more money — and for bonuses for teaching at hard-to-staff schools. The latter is a baby step forward.
De-merits for teacher incentives
November 13, 2006 by