Israel announces performance-pay plan for teachers

01/21/2013 | Christian Science Monitor, The

Israel has unveiled a new merit-pay system for teachers, in which educators are eligible for bonuses based on "achievements in learning," "social achievements," and "achievements in values" by schools. Values achievements are classified as enroling larger numbers of students with special needs or having a "high rate of enlistment for military, national or civil service". Critics, however, say the focus on military enlistment could be problematic.

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