State Legislators Propose Merit Pay For Teachers

Feb 28, 2014

Teachers protest
Teachers protest
Credit Dave DeWitt

A task force created by the legislature last year met earlier this week to discuss incentives for good teaching. Some Republican leaders favor a merit pay system that would reward a limited number of teachers based on their individual performances. But many educators believe this would discourage collaboration within their schools. 

Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC education reporter Reema Khrais.