There is one summary for S.1649. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/28/1999)

Measures to Encourage Results in Teaching Act of 1999 - Amends title II (Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a new part E (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.