Meeting the challenge. Teacher Compensation -- Regional ICN meetings. AGENDA Welcome, video and outline of basic principles Local discussion Site reports and questions. Meeting the challenge. Increasing student achievement and Improving teacher compensation and support.
Increasing student achievement
Improving teacher compensation and support
than ever that Iowa
children receive a
so they can compete
in the new economy.
In the next 10 years, America will need 2.2 million next teachers, but...
(3) Current salary schedules are not designed to support teaching and learning
Other background information
(% with college education)
Source: Harvard Journal of Legislation (1991)
three critical problems
if we change:
How we pay teachers
How we support teachers
How we strengthen the focus on student achievement
At this point, state leaders -- including the Governor, legislative leaders, and business and education leaders -- have agreed on a common framework.
The common framework includes principles for improving student achievement and teacher compensation and support.
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