Getting Smart About Teacher Pay: (Insights on Education Policy, Practice, and Research, Number 19)

Picture of Publication Cover

Authors: Diane Pan, Celeste Alexander (editor), Debra Jones (editor), Zena Rudo (editor), Michael Vaden-Kiernan (editor), Laura Shankland (editor)

Price: Available free online
• Published: 2006    • 8 pages   

Available online: Full text, PDF

SEDL examined teacher salaries in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas to determine whether teacher pay is related to teacher qualifications, school characteristics, and student achievement. This issue of Insights presents results from that research and provides guidance for policymakers on paying teachers to support new accountability goals.