Merit Pay Attracts Master Teachers

Merit Pay Attracts Master Teachers
June 29, 2007

Robert G. Holland

Robert Holland, a journalist and author who has championed school choice throughout his career, is... (read full bio)

Regarding John Young’s thought-provoking June 24 column (“Self-fulfillment of ‘failure’ ”): Were school systems to offer merit pay to master teachers choosing to work in “failing” schools, far more teachers would welcome that challenge. Teacher-union resistance to common-sense public-school reform increases the appeal of private-school vouchers.

Robert Holland (holland@heartland.org) is senior fellow for education policy at The Heartland Institute.

Robert G. Holland

Robert Holland, a journalist and author who has championed school choice throughout his career, is... (read full bio)