The State of Things
12:16 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

State Legislators Propose Merit Pay For Teachers

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. 

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