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Understanding Teacher Pay for Performance: Flawed Assumptions and Disappointing Results

Citation

Kozlowski, Karen Phelan & Lauen, Douglas L. (2019). Understanding Teacher Pay for Performance: Flawed Assumptions and Disappointing Results. Teachers College Record, 121(2), 1-38.

Abstract

Background: Policy makers are increasingly adopting performance incentives to spur underperforming teachers as a way to improve teaching and student performance. However, much of the experimental research fails to find meaningful effects of performance incentives on either student achievement or teacher practice.

URL

https://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22587

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Teachers College Record

Author(s)

Kozlowski, Karen Phelan
Lauen, Douglas L.

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

121

Issue Number

2

Pages

1-38

Reference ID

12719