Publication Date: May 2009
Publisher: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Author(s): Kevin Booker; Steven Glazerman
Research Area: Education
Keywords: Teacher Mobility; Missouri; Career Ladder Program
Coverage: United States
This report presents evidence suggesting that a school district's participation in the Missouri Career Ladder Program would tend to increase retention in the district and the profession, especially for mid-career teachers. The report notes that small bonuses can affect behavior but not necessarily lead to large effects.