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Ferris, James; Winkler, Donald – Elementary School Journal, 1986
Focuses chiefly on compensation as a means of improving the quality and increasing the supply of public school teachers. Recommends variety and flexibility in the forms of compensation as means of recruiting new, high-quality teachers and retaining existing teachers. (DR)
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Elementary Secondary Education, Fringe Benefits, Merit Pay
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Bruno, James E. – Elementary School Journal, 1986
Presents an analysis of various compensation and incentive options for staffing educational programs with high-quality teachers, particularly at racially isolated schools. Questions the efficacy of merit pay policies and suggests that non-pecuniary benefits such as improved working conditions and more opportunity for advancement are as important…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives
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Odden, Allan – Elementary School Journal, 1986
Examines how school financial policies affect economic incentives and working conditions for teachers and how these policies might serve to make the teaching profession more attractive to new and experienced teachers. Particular consideration is given to the California public school system. (DR)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Finance, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education