Focus on Teacher Reform Legislation in SREB States: Tenure, Dismissal and Performance Pay Policies
Challenge to Lead

Publication November 201116 pages(11S11)Asenith Dixon

As a result of federal funding incentives and a desire to better measure a teacher’s performance and effectiveness in raising student achievement, 12 of the 16 SREB states passed teacher reform legislation over the last three years. This Focus report, SREB’s second recent report on teacher reforms, highlights changes that SREB states made to teacher tenure, dismissal and performance pay policies from 2009 to 2011.