New Contract Raises Newark Teacher Salaries, Ends Performance Pay

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Aug 15, 12:00 AM

New Contract Raises Newark Teacher Salaries, Ends Performance Pay

The contract eliminates provisions that tied teachers’ pay to their ratings, which are based on classroom observations and student test scores. Those pay-for-performance provisions were hailed as groundbreaking when they began in 2012 under a deal between the union and Newark’s state-appointed superintendent.

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