Duncan: Great teachers can turn around struggling schools

09/16/2010 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Education Secretary Arne Duncan praised a North Carolina school district Wednesday for using financial incentives to bring teachers to underperforming schools. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' "strategic staffing" plan gives teachers a $20,000 bonus over three years -- and the best principals a 10% salary increase -- to work in the worst-performing schools. "We've seen around the country that if you put great teachers into high-risk, low-performing schools, you will see great results," Duncan said during a visit to the district.

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