The Use of Diversified Compensation Systems to Address Equitable Teacher Distribution
Publication Date: July 2007
Publisher(s): Education Commission of the States
Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation
Keywords: Education policy; systems
Coverage: United States
This Education Commission of the States (ECS) report is part of a series of four issue papers discussing various aspects of diversified teacher compensation systems. This report, The Use of Diversified Compensation Systems to Address Equitable Teacher Distribution is the last in the series. Together, these issue papers provide a comprehensive presentation of the issues involved in the design, implementation, funding and use of these systems and considerations for policymakers and education leaders engaged in these efforts. ECS also provides other resources including an issue site on diversified teacher compensation and an interactive database that houses information on district and state-level compensation systems which include salary increases or bonuses based on student performance as one element of the system.