Texas guts prized merit-pay system

10/14/2013 | Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Massive budget cuts in 2011 have all but eliminated a once revered merit-pay system for teachers in Texas. Just two years ago, almost half of Texas' teachers received bonuses under the merit-pay system, which awarded additional pay based on test scores and student achievement. This year, state lawmakers reduced funding for the program -- from $392 million in the 2010-11 budget to $24 million -- which was converted into the Educator Excellence Innovation Program for low-income schools.

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