Teacher http://wfae.org en More CMS Schools To Give Star Teachers New Duties, Higher Pay http://wfae.org/post/more-cms-schools-give-star-teachers-new-duties-higher-pay <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seventeen Charlotte Mecklenburg schools are about to try something different when it comes to staffing.&nbsp; Schools will pay a handful of the best teachers up to $23,000 extra.&nbsp; They won’t teach one particular class or grade.&nbsp; They’ll coach other teachers and pick up lessons around the school.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:36:41 +0000 Lisa Miller 42699 at http://wfae.org More CMS Schools To Give Star Teachers New Duties, Higher Pay Universities Help Teachers Get Masters Before Pay Hike Cut Off http://wfae.org/post/universities-help-teachers-get-masters-pay-hike-cut <p></p><p align="left">Next year North Carolina teachers will no longer get a 10 percent automatic pay hike for earning their master’s degrees.&nbsp; So the race is on for those teachers in graduate programs right now. Universities are trying to give them every chance to complete their master’s degree before the cutoff date for pay increases next year.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:51:01 +0000 Lisa Miller 34163 at http://wfae.org Universities Help Teachers Get Masters Before Pay Hike Cut Off CMS Gets Off To A Better Start With Latest Teacher Pay Plan Discussions http://wfae.org/post/cms-gets-better-start-latest-teacher-pay-plan-discussions <p>A couple years ago CMS was charging full steam ahead with a plan to pay teachers based partly on their students’ performance.&nbsp; But it upset so many teachers and parents, the district put a halt to it.&nbsp; Now, CMS officials are reviving the idea and trying hard to avoid past missteps.&nbsp; They’ve asked teachers to begin working on another plan.&nbsp;</p><p>WFAE’s Lisa Miller joins All Things Considered host Mark Rumsey to discuss the latest efforts.</p><p>RUMSEY: Lisa, why is CMS talking about this issue again?&nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:12:14 +0000 Lisa Miller 22267 at http://wfae.org