Thursday, July 17, 2008

Terry Grier gets an "A" for coming up with the idea of higher pay for harder jobs

Emily Alpert at Voice of San Diego reports that SDUSD superintendent Terry Grier is a proponent of an idea that I have supported for a long time: pay more to teachers at less-desirable schools in order to attract better, more experienced teachers."...Grier's plans included a controversial move to use a county-paid supplement to teacher salaries to pay bonuses for teachers in "hard-to-staff" schools, Jewell said. He was overruled.

"'The teachers were up in arms," [North Carolina union leader Mark] Jewell said. "We viewed it as a tax on the teachers.'..."

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