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Jason Kenney and a guy at the Fraser Institute trade blows in Twitter cat fight | Press Progress

A great example of how to use Twitter to debate, and another demonstration of why Jason Kenney is such a strong minister (his series of tweets with Bob Rae is another example… 44 more words


Improving the Quality of Teaching: What Matters Most in the Classroom?

A new Canadian study, “Teacher Incentive Pay That Works,” produced by Vicki Alger for the Fraser Institute, contends that performance bonuses and other incentives  for teachers would improve teaching and ultimately student achievement standards.  916 more words

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Merit Pay

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So the media-loved Fraser Institute has released another study which suggests that teacher’s should receive compensation based on their students results on standardized test (read EQAO and OSSLT in Ontario).  800 more words

Incentive pay for Canadian teachers?

Yesterday, the Fraser Institute  released a report  by Wendy Alger titled Teacher Incentive Pay that Works, in which it  argues that salary by labour negotiation (seniority/additional qualifications) is not effective, neither rewarding good teachers (effective is tied to student achievement/standardized tests) nor weeding out the bad. 227 more words

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Incentive pay for teachers improves student performance: Study

VANCOUVER – A new study by the Fraser Institute has found that incentive pay for teachers improves student performance.

The study, Teacher Incentive Pay that Works… 222 more words


Teachers should be rewarded for student achievement: Report

TORONTO – A new study out of the Fraser Institute contends that financial bonuses and other incentives for teachers should be based on student achievement if Canadians want to remain competitive on the world stage. 763 more words


Think tank says CPP costs have tripled since 2006

TORONTO – A new report says administrators are hiding the fact that the cost of running the Canada Pension Plan has more than tripled since 2006 because of transaction and external management fees. 255 more words