Georgia now moving in the same direction as South Carolina and a few other states (pdf) to better target differentials for National Board Certified Teachers toward teachers working in high-need schools. Eduwonk’s not very familiar with the rest of the package that the article refers to, but this particular provision is certainly meritorious. As one GA teacher wrote Eduwonk:
I teach in a high performing school and was going to pursue certification next year, so as a teacher, I’m bummed. As a citizen, I think they have done the right thing.
Update: More here from the AJC’s edublog.
Update II: Good timing. New analysis (pdf) of this issue from EPAA.