merit pay


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Noun1.merit pay - extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)merit pay - extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
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But in Dallas, whose merit pay system is in its third year, Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says he has already seen good results.
For example, policy makers in the United States have discussed whether merit pay should be offered to public school teachers, as is common practice in the United Kingdom (Woessmann, 2011).
Under his contract, the council can give Ruiz a separate annual merit pay increase of up to 5 percent of his base salary depending on how he scores in his performance evaluation.
The agreement would make union members eligible for 5%-6% increases in merit pay for the next four years.
These five keys are used by all the schools that are succeeding, and no schools are succeeding without them, Shyamalan says, He also examines some popular reform ideas--such as smaller class size and merit pay for teachers--that prove to be deed ends.
introduce teacher merit pay programs and their development to state, district, and school leaders who are already considering them.
In Alberta, the publicly funded but privately run Calgary Girls' School has entered the controversial area of teacher merit pay, offering small bonuses for effective teachers who go the extra mile.
The report stated that Mark Fields, who runs Ford's operations in North and South America, sent a note last week to 20,000 salaried employees in the United States and Canada confirming that both bonuses and merit pay increases will be offered.
An internet search was done to find similar public school corporations in Indiana that had already implemented merit pay systems or were planning on establishing a pay scale system based on performance.
It also establishes merit pay for teachers, limits teacher contracts to one year, and shifts some money from salaries to classroom technology.
On Florida's new merit pay law: "Judging teachers predominantly by test scores is foolish and damaging.