Monday, December 14, 2009

Teachers’ test-linked bonuses overruled

 More from MA – classic union behavior, blocking extra pay for teachers who help their students pass AP exams.  Nope, can't have that!
Teachers' test-linked bonuses overruled

Arbitrator decides high-scores reward violates contract

By James Vaznis

Globe Staff / December 14, 2009

An attempt by Boston school officials to pay teachers bonuses for students who do well in college-level courses - a highly contentious move opposed by many teachers - violates the city's teacher union contract, according to an arbitrator's ruling that was obtained yesterday by the Globe.

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