S.2422 - Measures to Encourage Results in Teaching Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
Summary: S.2422 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Introduced in Senate (07/31/1998)
Measures to Encourage Results in Teaching Act of 1998 - Amends title II (Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a new part D (State Incentives for Teacher Testing and Merit Pay).
Directs the Secretary of Education to make an award to each State that: (1) administers a test to each elementary school and secondary school teacher in the State, with respect to the subjects taught by the teacher, every three to five years; and (2) has an elementary school and secondary school teacher compensation system based on merit.
Allows States to use Federal education funds for teacher testing and merit pay programs.