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References: Promise or peril? Teacher pay for performance

Ballou, D. and Podgursky, M. Teacher pay and teacher quality. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1997.

Clotfelter, C. T. and Ladd, H. F. “Recognizing and rewarding success in public schools.” In H. F. Ladd, ed.Holding schools accountable. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1996.

Committee on Evaluation of Teacher Certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, National Research Council. Assessing accomplished teaching: Advanced-level certification programs. Hakel, M. D., Koenig, J. A., and Elliott, S. W., eds. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2008.

Community Training and Assistance Center. Catalyst for change: Pay for performance in Denver. Boston: Community Training and Assistance Center, January 2004.

Figlio, D. N. and Kenny, L. W. “Individual teacher incentives and student performance.” Journal of public economics91(2007), 901-914.

Hatry, H., Greiner, J. M., and Ashford, B. G. Issues and case studies in teacher incentive plans. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 1994.

Heneman, H. G. III, Milanowski, A., and Kimball, S. Teacher performance pay: Synthesis of plans, research, and guidelines for practice. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Center for Research on Policy in Education, February 2007.

National Commission on Excellence in Education. A nation at risk. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, 1983.

Podgursky, M. J. and Springer, M. G. Teacher performance pay: A review. Nashville: Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Education, National Center on Performance Incentives, November 2006.

Reichardt, R. and Van Buhler, R. Recruiting and retaining teachers with alternative pay. Aurora, CO: Mid-Continent Regional Educational Laboratory, 2003.

Solmon, L. C., White J. T., Cohen, D. and Woo, D. The effectiveness of the  teacher advancement program. Santa Monica, CA: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, April 2007.

Springer, M. G., Ballou, D., and Peng, A. Impact of the teacher advancement program on student test score gains: Findings from an independent appraisal. Nashville: Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Education, National Center on Performance Incentives, February 2008.


This relates to an article written by Robert Rothman for the Center for Public Education. Rothman is a principal associate and senior editor of Voices in Urban Education at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform.

Posted: July 9, 2009

©2009 Center for Public Education

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