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From The Archives: “Merit pay and ‘loss aversion:’ Nonsense studies”


I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Today, I’d like to highlight a piece I wrote for The Washington Post about some appalling research done on students and teacher. It’s titled Merit pay and ‘loss aversion:’ Nonsense studies.

Here’s how I ended it:


Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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