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Author: Anna Bonus Kingsford
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: bonus, kingsford, anna, illuminations, sun, book, clothed
Number of Pages: 294
Published: 1937
ISBN-10: 1606201891
ISBN-13: 9781606201893

Author: Sara Heyburn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: incentive, fund, grantees, teacher, preferences, reform, design, compensation
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940501
ISBN-13: 9781437940503

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. In U.S. K-12 public education, incentive pay for educators remains firmly fixed as a high-interest policy topic and has recently become a popular reform initiative in many school systems. The Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF), created by the U.S. Dept. of Educ., has provided hundreds of millions for the implementation of incentive pay systems for teachers and principals. This report examines the incentive pay plans implemented under the TIF program as of the 2009-10 school year. Researchers address the following questions: (a) What ar

Author: Matthew G. Springer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, evidence, randomized, trial, pay, bonus, york, citys, school, wide, new
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 143794051X
ISBN-13: 9781437940510

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Examines the impact of NYC's School-Wide Performance Bonus Program (SPBP) on student outcomes and the school learning environ. The SPBP is a pay-for-performance program that was implemented in 200 public schools midway into the 2007-08 school year. Schools can earn up to $3,000 per full-time union member working at the school if the school meets performance targets. The reportżs sample includes 186 elem., K-8, and middle schools and 137 control-condition schools in NYC over a two-year period. Overall, the authors find that the S

Author: Michael Mattock Jeremy Arkes
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: simulations, policy, aviator, continuation, program, pay, estimates, new, model, retention, air, force, officers, dynamic
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833041584
ISBN-13: 9780833041586

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) needs accurate models to develop retention policies that ensure the force has a sufficient number of experienced officers to meet current and future requirements. The dynamic retention model (DRM) can be used to take into account the effect of the availability of multi-year contracts to certain classes of Air Force officers. Unlike the annualized cost of leaving (ACOL) model long used by researchers working on USAF personnel issues, the DRM takes into account the value an officer may place on future career flexibility in the face of uncertainty, and thus is particular

Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: moreau, island
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1604502452
ISBN-13: 9781604502459

The classic tale by H.G. Wells. Also contains a bonus selection (excerpt) as well as an absolutely free download offer of the complete text of "The Invisible Man" by H.G. Wells. Visit for more great science fiction by this and other great authors and for downloads of books and excerpts.

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: amy, foster, novella, bonus, darkness, special, heart
Number of Pages: 109
Published: 2007-02
ISBN-10: 097865367X
ISBN-13: 9780978653675

Joseph Conrad's tour de force, 'Heart of Darkness' in a special edition with 'Amy Foster, ' which loosely reflects Conrad's own experiences of alienation in Great Britain. Amy Foster was made into a movie titled 'Swept from the Sea' in 1997.

Author: Trish Deseine
Publisher: Silverback Books
Keywords: friends, cooking
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2004-01-04
ISBN-10: 1930603525
ISBN-13: 9781930603523

Are your best friends coming for dinner? Or perhaps you're organizing a picnic in the country? Or a little party for your child's birthday? Or a dinner that you want to be sensational? Or perhaps a simple, informal get-together of friends around the fireplace just because it's raining outside? In this book you will find over 140 extremely easy recipes and thousands of ideas for entertaining for every occasion all year round -- with the added bonus that Trish gives away some of the secrets of how to make succulent chocolate delicacies! You are bound to impress your guests and all the family wit
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