The state should support performance pay but in a manner that recognizes its appropriate uses and limitations.
Starting in July 2012, Indiana requires local salary scales to be based upon a combination of factors. Years of teacher experience and content area degrees beyond the requirements for employment may not account for more than 33 percent of the calculation. The remaining calculation is determined by results of the teacher evaluation based on a number of factors, including teacher performance and student achievement, which should include but not be limited to test results.
Senate Bill 0001 (2011)
Indiana recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.