More on teacher quality
The top answer to the question of what best measures teacher quality was "student performance on standardized tests." Yet the same Times survey showed that when asked what should be the determining factor in setting teacher pay, respondents said "years of experience or level of college degree" as their top answer.
This Times story explores what it all means. If you just want to look at the results and decide for yourself, though, we have them here for you. Hope you've enjoyed our poll coverage. Maybe we'll do another one another day. (Click on the chart to see it full size.)