The No Child Left Behind law rewards schools and teachers based on students’ performance on standardized tests. Some school systems have instituted bonus programs for teachers whose students perform above average. Discuss this scheme in terms of incentives and how the outcome might be different than expected by the school administrators.
macroeconomics - economyst, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 10:21am
More of a Micro question. But, take a shot. What do you think? Hint: if this is economics class question, I suggest you posit your answer in terms of basic economic principals (e.g., price, opportunity cost, etc.)