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Rewards and Reform: Creating Educational Incentives That Work

Rewards and Reform: Creating Educational Incentives That Work

Susan H. Fuhrman, Jennifer A. O'Day

ISBN: 978-0-470-60442-7

May 1996, Jossey-Bass

394 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$54.00

Description

Noted experts offer a comprehensive view of student, teacher, managerial, and organizational incentives and show how they are linked to school reform goals.

Preface

The Editors

The Contributors

1 Introduction: Incentives and School Improvement 1

2 Motivating Students to Learn: An American Dilemma 19

3 Rewarding Teachers for Student Performance 60

4 Motivation for School Reform 115

5 Restructuring Schools for High Performance 144

6 Standards as Incentives for Instructional Reform 195

7 Incentives, School Organization, and Teacher Compensation 226

8 Teaching to New Standards 257

9 Getting to Scale with Successful Educational Practices 294

10 Conclusion: Building a Better System of Incentives 330

Index 343