President Barack Obama called for tying teachers' pay to students' performance and expanding innovative charter schools Tuesday, embracing ideas that have provoked hostility from members of teachers unions.http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/moving_america_news/7579
quailtyg says... I hope this is true because if our leader who is the boss of the country's education leader - Secretary Arne Duncan then the
"EDUCATION SYSTEM WILL FINALLY FAIL AND GO OUT OF BUSINESS INSTEAD OF WALLOWING IN A NON-SURVIVAL STATE OF STAGNATION LIKE IT HAS FOR THE PAST 40 YEARS!"
Wise up people - Merit System, Pay, Incentive , Ranking - whatever you want to call it will put you out of business!