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‘Pay for performance’ program offers little clarity in decisions over extra pay for ‘best’ teachersPublish Date: February 26, 2021 3:09 pm
Last week, we submitted comments on the ill-conceived Local Optional Teacher Designation System, also known as “pay-for-performance,” which is a program pushed by TEA to allegedly reward the “best” teachers....Read More
February 25, 2021: #TxLege committees discuss education funding, TRS finances; Fed decision on STAAR; Unions step up in storm reliefPublish Date: February 27, 2021 3:01 pm
Legislative committees explore public education funding, hear financial health of pension and healthcare funds Education Commissioner Mike Morath testifies before the Senate Finance Committee. Two key committees for the...Read More
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