Here are news and opinion stories educators, advocates, policy wonks and makers are talking about today:
News & analysis:
Is Performance Pay Back on the Front Burner?
There must be something in the water: Performance pay, after going through a fallow period following a 2010 study that found few effects on student learning, all of a sudden seems back on policymakers' radar screens. (Education Week – Teacher Beat)
New Superintendents in Clark County, Nev., and Boston
Three leaders in notable U.S. school districts named new leaders or inched closer to hiring one this week, filling just a few of the many vacancies at major districts across the country. (Education Week – District Dossier)