Study: Student achievement improves under merit-pay plans

09/5/2007 | ScienceDaily

Student achievement improves when their teachers are paid for their performance, according to an analysis published in the September issue of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. "The evidence certainly suggests when you offer incentives, you're likely to get better results," said co-author Michael J. Podgursky, a University of Missouri-Columbia professor of economics.

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