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You Can’t Throw Money at Everything

A pay-for-performance study released recently by Vanderbilt University and the RAND Corporation followed nearly 300 Nashville Public Schools fifth- through eighth-grade teachers from 2007 to 2009. The result? No overall effect on student achievement across the entire treatment group. “We sought a clean test of the basic proposition: If teachers know they will be rewarded for […]