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This is what happens to test scores when you pay teachers $125,000 a year

The Equity Project Charter School opened in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan five years ago, with a fairly simple concept: get rid of extra administrative positions and pay teachers a lot of money—a base salary of $125,000 plus benefits and potential bonuses after two years of teaching. 514 more words

Smaller High Schools Improve Student Performance

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - In the past 15 years, many large high schools have been broken up into smaller units. Some stay in their buildings, others move. 126 more words

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