Teachers and Merit Pay

April 11, 2011

Teachers and Merit Pay

In the News: Florida has adopted a new law that changes the way teachers will be evaluated and paid. It ties teachers’ pay to their overall effectiveness and relies heavily on student test scores as a way of judging teacher quality.

Conflicting Missions?: Teachers Union and Educational Reform
Edited by Tom Loveless. Brookings Institution Press, 20000
Call Number: LB2844.53 .U62 C66 2000

Curriculum Alignment: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement
By David A. Squires. Corwin Press, 2009
Call Number: LB2806.15 .S732 2009

The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education
By Diane Ravitch. Basic Books, 2010
Call Number: LA217.2 .R38 2010

Designing Performance Assessment Systems for Urban Teacher Preparation
Edited by Francine P. Peterman. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005
Call Number: LB1715 .D46 2005 (Also available online via NetLibrary)

Developing Portfolios in Education: A Guide to Reflection, Inquiry, and Assessment
By Ruth S. Johnson, J. Sabrina Mims-Cox, and Adelaide Doyle-Nichols. Sage, 2010
Call Number: LB1029 .P67 J656 2010

Effective Teacher Evaluation: A Guide for Principals
By Kenneth D. Peterson and Catherine A. Peterson. Corwin Press, 2006
Call Number: LB2838 .P475 2006

Higher Pay in Hard-to-Staff Schools: The Case for Financial Incentives
By Cynthia D. Prince. Scarecrow Press, 2003
Call Number: LB2842.22 .P75 2003

Hot-Button Issues for Teachers: What Every Educator Needs to Know About Leadership, Testing, Textbooks, Vouchers, and More
By Philip D. Vairo, Sheldon Marcus, and Max Weiner. Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007
Call Number: LB1775.2 .V35 2007

Hugging the Middle: How Teachers Teach in an Era of Testing and Accountability
By Larry Cuban. Teachers College, Columbia University, 2009
Call Number: LB1775.2 .C83 2009 (Treasure Coast)

Merit, Money, and Teachers’ Careers: Studies on Merit Pay and Career Ladders for Teachers
Edited by Henry C. Johnson, Jr.  University Press of America, 1985
Call Number: LB2842.2 .M46 1985

Modernizing the Federal Government: Paying for Performance
By Silvia Montoya and John D. Graham. RAND, 2007
Call Number: JK776 .M74 2007

Pay for Performance: Evaluating Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay
Edited by George T. Milkovich and Alexandra K. Wigdor. National Academic Press, 1991
Call Number: HF5549.5 .C67 P38 1991

Paying Teachers for What They Know and Do: New and Smarter Compensation Strategies to Improve Schools
By Allan Odden and Carolyn Kelley. Corwin Press, 2002
Call Number: LB2842.22 .O33 2002 (At Treasure Coast)

Performance Pay for Teachers: The Views and Experiences of Heads and Teachers
By E. C. Wragg et al. RoutledgeFalmer ,2004
Call Number: LB2844 .G7 P47 2004

A Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom?: Appraising Old Answers and New Ideas
Edited by Frederick M. Hess, Andrew J. Rotherham, and Kate Wash. Harvard Education Press, 2004
Call Number: LB1715 .Q35 2004

The Role of Performance Pay Systems in Comprehensive School Reform: Considerations for Policy Making and Planning
By Warren A. Hodge. University Press of America, 2003
Call Number: LB2842.22 .H63 2003

Teacher Assessment and the Quest for Teacher Quality: A Handbook
Edited by Mary M. Kennedy. Jossey-Bass, 2010
Call Number: LB2838 .T386 2010

Teacher Pay & Teacher Quality: Attracting, Developing, & Retaining the Best Teachers
By James H. Stronge, Christopher R. Gareis, and Catherine A. Little. Corwin Press, 2006
Call Number: LB2842.22 .S87 2006 (At Treasure Coast)

Teacher Politics: The Influence of Unions
By Maurice R. Berube. Greenwood Press, 1988
Call Number: LB2844.53 .U6 B47 1988 (At Jupiter)

Top Ten Myths in Education: Fantasies Americans Love to Believe
By Larry E. Frase & William Streshly. Scarecrow Press, 2000
Call Number: LA217.2 .F69 2000

Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy
By Richard D. Kahlenberg. Columbia University Press ,2007
Call Number: LB2844.53 .U6 K34 2007

Unions and Public Schools: The Effect of Collective Bargaining on American Education
By Randall W. Eberts and Joe A. Stone. Lexington Books, 1984
Call Number: LB2844.59 .U6 E23

United Mind Workers: Unions and Teaching in the Knowledge Society
By Charles Taylor Kerchner, Julia E. Koppich, Joseph G. Weeres. Jossey-Bass, 1997
Call Number: LB2844.53 .U6 K48 1997 (At Jupiter)

The Worm in the Apple: How the Teacher Unions Are Destroying American Education
By Peter Brimelow. HarperCollins, 2003
Call Number: LB2844.53 .U6 B75 2003