Missouri: House passes a bill that raises the minimum pay for teachers
The Missouri House passed an education bill that raises the minimum teacher salary from $25,000 to $38,000 and seeks to increase the state’s financial support for school districts’ annual operating budgets. The bill will now move to the Missouri Senate.
Arizona Will Allow Those Without A College Degree To Start Training To Become A Teacher
This week, Governor Doug Ducey signed a measure into law that reduces the prerequisite for entering the teaching profession in the state’s public schools to just being enrolled in a college degree program.
Georgia Legislators Are Considering Making Recess Compulsory
House Bill 1283 received final approval from the state House of Representatives on Monday, the penultimate day of the 2021-2022 parliamentary session, with a 159-6 vote.
Idaho House Fast Tracks Optional Full-Day Kindergarten Legislation
A modified bill directing $72 million for early literacy initiatives cleared the House on Monday, bringing the state closer to expanding full-day kindergarten options. Efforts to redirect some of a record state budget surplus into full-day kindergarten have resulted in a labyrinth of rival ideas, cross-rotunda talks, and problems to establish a compromise. As the…
The Arizona Senate Has Passed A Bill Mandating That Teachers Submit Lesson Plans Online
The Arizona Senate has passed a law requiring teachers to post their curriculum online, giving parents the right to see what their children are learning in school.
New Mexico Governor Raises Teacher Minimum Salaries By $10K
The governor of New Mexico signed four bills into law that would improve education funding, including significant raises in teacher wages.