Would Master Teachers Take on More Students Spread Over Several Classes for Higher Pay?

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The education policy group Public Impact is suggesting a series of new approaches that leaders say are aimed at putting the best teachers in front of more students to increase their reach, and paying those talented folks more without dramatically increasing school budgets.

Education Week’s Liana Heitin interviewed Public Impact co-director Bryan Hassel on the topic, and he also spoke at the May Education Writers Association conference on one of the approaches, saying the plan takes advantage of technology.

A multi-classroom leadership model turns the best teachers into “teacher leaders” by guiding teams of educators and taking responsibility for student improvement in all the classrooms.

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