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Financial incentives

Forty QIS included financial incentives in their QIS, as of 2021. Of those, the most common financial incentives were quality awards/bonuses (22 QIS) and other types of financial incentives that were not categorized (21 QIS). These may include incentives like assistance with accreditation fees or professional development, state-specific bonuses, or educational scholarships. Over one third of QIS reported providing improvement grants (16 QIS) and a few reported staff scholarships (9 QIS), providing staff wage supplements (8 QIS), or T.E.A.C.H scholarships (7 QIS).

The figure below shows the number of QIS that offer each type of financial incentive. Hover over each bar to see more details.