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(APM Marketplace)   Would paying public school teachers a $125,000 salary improve student performance? One New York City school is trying it out   (marketplace.org ) divider line 7
    More: Interesting, New York City, University of New York, student tests, students, salary, student achievement, special educations  
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4973 clicks; posted to Main » on 05 Feb 2013 at 5:07 AM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-02-05 01:16:40 AM  
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doglover: If we let them bet on the outcomes, and paid scientists athlete money, they would.


"And Dr. Filmore Bernstein has been traded to UC Berkeley. What effect do you think this will have on their salary cap, Nicolai?"

"Well Bernstein is one of the best theoretical physics hands-men out there, but UC Berkeley is already drowning in environmental science grad students. They may have to cut some of the team to make salary cap room."

"Won't that help their rivals at UCLA?"

"We'll just have to wait and see, Dave! That's what makes science education the best sport on earth!"
2013-02-04 11:57:52 PM  
3 votes:
And that's still not enough money to put up with all the little monsters.
2013-02-05 07:39:40 AM  
1 vote:

WhyteRaven74: Get some decent textbooks written by actual experts in the field


I make sure my son only goes to school where they issue "Authentic" Texas Board of Education (tm) textbooks.  I'll accept nothing less.
2013-02-05 01:25:30 AM  
1 vote:

mamoru: BarkingUnicorn: tallguywithglasseson: BarkingUnicorn: Turnover may skyrocket due to burnout, but while they're their there they're they're there producing results

Sorry, pet peave.

WTF did you just do? LOL!

And it's "peeve."

pieve.


If you play Scrabble, you may get shot.
2013-02-05 01:09:22 AM  
1 vote:

BarkingUnicorn: Turnover may skyrocket due to burnout, but while they're their there they're they're there producing results


Sorry, pet peave.
2013-02-05 12:39:56 AM  
1 vote:
Please, for the love of god, let this strategy work.
2013-02-05 12:29:41 AM  
1 vote:

FloydA: Would paying professional football, baseball, and basketball players $125K have any effect on their performance?


For the analogy to hold you'd have to measure the audience's performance.
 
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