Poll: Reading, writing and paychecks

Teacher pay and performance have never been linked as closely as they are today, with the focus of U.S. educators on student achievement. But the question is whether it makes sense to peg teacher compensation to the actual test results of their students from year to year.

That was a provision of an earlier No Child Left Behind rewrite, but it was removed from the latest version. Do you think it should be put back?

Cast your vote now.


Should teacher pay and promotion be set based on students' test scores?