Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Getting a masters degree does not help a teacher be a better teacher

Teacher Compensation for Master’s Degrees
Center on Reinventing Public Education
July 2009
Marguerite Roza, Raegen Miller

...the practice of paying a teacher with a master’s degree more than an otherwise identical teacher with only a bachelor’s degree. The long-cherished “master’s bump” makes little sense from a strategic point of view.

On average, master’s degrees in education bear no relation to student achievement...

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