This free, online event was held on July 20, 2005, and was convened by the Ash Center's Government Innovators Network and the Office of Innovation and Improvement of the US Department of Education. Please visit the event page to access the slide presentations and resources associated with this webinar.

Event description: This online event discussed and highlighted recent efforts to align teacher compensation with better teaching and higher student achievement.

The event featured: University of Pennsylvania Professor of Public Policy Ted Hershberg; Denver, Colorado teacher Brad Jupp; Executive Director of The Teaching Commission Gaynor McCown; and President of The Teacher Advancement Program Foundation Lewis Solmon. The discussion was introduced by Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement in the US Department of Education, Nina Rees, and Stephen Goldsmith, Daniel Paul Professor of Government, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.