What happens when you pour resources into teacher pay and training? In 2009, a small NYC charter school made headlines by offering teachers a $125K salary, frequent opportunity for peer observations, weekly feedback, and four full weeks of professional development. A new study from Mathematica Policy Research suggests that the experiment is working. The WSJ’s Leslie Brody reports that the school’s students made more progress than similar children attending traditional city schools.
Teachers wanted. Salary: $125K.
Jan 09, 2015