Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The Educated Reporter: Big Payoff For D.C. Teachers, Romney Says He Would Veto Dream Act

The Educated Reporter: Big Payoff For D.C. Teachers, Romney Says He Would Veto Dream Act:

Big Payoff For D.C. Teachers, Romney Says He Would Veto Dream Act

"We want to make great teachers rich."

I gotta admit, that's a heck of a pull quote from Sam Dillon's New York Times story on teachers in Washington, D.C. earning sizeable bonuses for consistently solid performance. (Side note: Sam Dillon is one of the NYT reporters taking a recent buy-out offer. The education beat will be significantly poorer as a result, but I'm looking forward to seeing what he does next with his talents.)

The quote, by the way, came from Jason Kamras, DCPS's chief of human capital. Not everyone is thrilled with teachers earning up to $25,000 in performance pay, as the NYT story reports. But it's certainly something worth

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