Student Performance

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Timing Rewards As Incentives

Everyone knows incentives are motivating for students – gold stars and attendance certificates. Cash always sounds best, but what works best?

08/22/2012

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Exercise May Help Kids Learn

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, regular exercise can have a direct effect on a child’s success in school, academically.

01/06/2012

Relating Zip Codes To Achievement

A report released by the Century Foundation, “Housing Policy is School Policy” reinforces the long held belief that where a student lives plays a significant role in academic performance.

11/08/2010

Baltimore Teachers’ Contract Breaks New Ground

Baltimore teachers have signed a contract that breaks new ground because it scraps the old model of ‘step’ increases based solely on years of experience and education and links pay in part to students’ performance.

10/19/2010

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