Readers will remember that I am involved with the group of teachers who are behind the New York Teachers' Letter. Things are moving along well, with thousands of teachers and allies having added their support to the letter. Over the course of this month, we're rolling out some material that supports the various claims made in the letter. I'm the author of the first one, a review of the literature on merit pay and its effects on teaching. You can check it out at the link below:
If you do have ten minutes to spare, and you give it a read, let me know. Or feel free to share the Teachers' Letter project with anyone that you think would benefit from knowing about its existence.