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Washington Post

Apr 26, 12:00 AM

The merits of Gov. McDonnell’s pay plan for teachers

VIRGINIA GOV. Robert F. McDonnell (R) wants to lure effective teachers to schools that have the greatest needs. He’s offering bonuses to teachers willing to meet the challenge and able to show they make a difference. It’s a sensible approach that takes a page from promising education reforms occurring throughout the country. That makes its rejection by school districts such as Fairfax County all the more puzzling.

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