[Hall Monitor] Union Questionnaire for Board Candidates Spotlights Specific Tensions in SAISD

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Note from SA Charter Moms: We are proud to share guest posts from hallmonitor covering San Antonio’s public schools. Just the other day I asked a member of the San Antonio Alliance, the San Antonio ISD teachers and support staff union, whether… Continue Reading

Getting and keeping great teachers: does merit pay work?

Putting great teachers into more classrooms will help students learn better. But do policies like giving bonuses to highly-rated teachers and firing the worst teachers actually work to attract and keep great teachers? In theory, yes, a little. “Labor Market Behavior… Continue Reading