Earlier this year, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath - a former member of the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees - circulated a statewide merit pay plan
based on the Dallas system, but so far, no such system has been implemented.
The Consultant will design a performance based, merit pay plan
for the County of Lancaster%s non-bargaining unit employees using current data, confirmed County compensation philosophy and viable trends.
The start of the merit pay plan
would be delayed until Jan.
They explain what merit pay is, problems with the current salary system and how merit pay might help, its history, evidence about what it can do for teachers and students, common criticisms and responses to them, guiding principles for reforming compensation programs, development and implementation timelines, and the framework of a merit pay plan
, with example programs and sample materials.
Our experience developing the merit pay plan
for the eStem charter schools in Little Rock--a system that serves nearly 1,000 students--helped us identify five key lessons that we believe should guide the work of others interested in developing similar programs.
Both the governor and state Education Secretary Richard Riordan, the former Los Angeles mayor, are racing around the state pushing hard for the merit pay plan
Under an efficient merit pay plan
in any industry, employers should be able to explain clearly why an employee did not receive merit pay and what he or she would need to do to get it.
The sample for the study consisted of approximately 1,500 employees who completed and returned questionnaires concerning the merit pay plan
This paper had its genesis in an e-mail exchange between the authors about a news report on Mayor Gulliani's proposal to initiate a merit pay plan
for New York City Schools (see, Berrafato, 2000; Brownstein, 2001).
A FEDERAL APPEALS court ruling against McClatchy Newspapers for imposing a merit pay plan
at two of its dailies while at impasse with unions, stood when the U.
Innovators use a wider range of merit raises and extend the merit pay plan
to a larger portion of nonexempt employees.