Teacher Bonuses Misunderstood
Jan 14, 1:00 AM
The Baltimore school system is paying bonuses to teachers and administrators at struggling schools that reduce suspensions, drawing criticism from union leaders who say the program could provide a financial incentive to ignore problems and jeopardize school safety.
Jan 15, 7:33 AM:
Baltimore performance bonuses, paid from fed funds, are used to reward teachers with good evaluations and attendance, but unions balk, mis-lead reporter to think it's all about curbing suspensions and article ensues. Not accurate and doesn't account for union bias against any differential pay.
Tags: teacher evaluation
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