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Minimum teacher pay to rise from $42,000 to $44,500
No testing requirements, anti-discrimination language, or program evaluation plan are included.
GOP lawmakers also want to conduct annual hearings into student testing requirements.
Investments in other needs would suffer, panelists conclude
With another battle expected over vouchers, see what legislative leaders and advocates are saying.
In order to maintain some of the academic strategies and programs supported by expiring pandemic relief funds, the district may reexamine how its schools are run.
Sen. Jon Lundberg is cool to the idea of saying no to over a billion dollars a year.
Two out-of-state conservative groups will get the last word in Tennessee’s legislative hearings on rejecting federal education funding.
Aging school buildings, lagging teacher pay: ‘The needs are so great,’ says head of Memphis district.
The group will begin meeting in early November and report to the legislature by Jan. 6.
Most federal money supports low-income students, English language learners, students with disabilities.
Challenge to classroom censorship will continue, while fight against the state’s ban on payroll dues collection ends.
With $78 million in new funds for Memphis-Shelby County Schools salaries and bonuses, district officials hope to encourage retention and entice new teachers. Here’s how teacher paychecks will increase.
The findings prompted personnel changes and stricter controls soon after Toni Williams took over as interim superintendent.
The ban was inserted by Gov. Lee into his popular plan to gradually increase teacher pay.
From students with disabilities to schools serving disadvantaged students, ‘there’s just a lot of uncertainty’
Schwinn says salary leap would be ‘game changer’ to recruit and retain educators
Local governments struggle to keep pace with construction costs
New censorship law was essentially an unfunded mandate