United Kingdom: Teacher Blasts Education Minister “We May As Well Stack Shelves In Tesco”, Concerns Over Teacher Pay
“Look at the amount of teachers who are leaving the profession because supply teaching is no longer an option, we may as well go and stack shelves in Tesco for a tenner an hour,” she said.
Despite The State’s Attempt To Address Teacher Pay, Florida Education Association Says That Floridian Teachers Among Worst Paid In The US
The Florida Education Association, the state’s largest teachers’ union, says state teachers are still at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to pay, despite a slew of education-related headlines and debates this year. It comes at a time when both the governor and state legislators are pledging to raise wages.
How Hawaii May Have Fixed Its Special Education Teacher Shortage
But in 2020, Hawaii’s salary raise was a game changer. According to district statistics, nearly a third of the state’s special education posts were unfilled in October 2019 or occupied by instructors without the necessary credentials. By the end of October 2021, that percentage had been reduced to roughly 15%.
Missouri: Tax Credit Legislation Makes Progress, As Do Increases In Teacher Salaries And Funding For School Transportation
The Missouri Senate added back funding for teacher raises and school transportation costs in the state budget on Tuesday, reversing a House decision to withhold the money.
Teachers In Palm Beach County Will Get A Pay Increase And A $1,500 Bonus
The School District of Palm Beach County’s board of education overwhelmingly adopted a collective bargaining deal on Wednesday, giving all teachers, including permanent substitutes, an annual salary rise of up to 3.5 percent based on their performance rating.
Summer School Teachers Have Been Given A $3 Pay Increase In Brownsville ISD
For the duration of summer school, the Brownsville Independent School District has issued a $3 boost to all teachers.
Louisiana: The Senate Finance Committee Will Consider A Bill To Improve The Pay Of School Bus Drivers
The Senate Finance Committee will debate a measure today that would increase the pay for school bus drivers. Covington Senator Patrick McMath, the bill’s sponsor, stated that driver pay rates haven’t increased since the 1980s.
United Kingdom: Six Out Of Ten Teachers Are In Favor Of A Strike In Response To The Government’s Proposed Pay Freeze
According to a survey by the Nasuwt teaching union, most teachers reject the government’s wage freeze for school workers, which has led to one in ten taking a second job and others resorting to food banks.
Minneapolis Public Schools Officials State That A New Teacher Contract Will Necessitate Cutbacks Next Year
Minneapolis Public Schools officials said on Wednesday that new contracts with teachers and education support personnel will cost an extra $80 million over two years, increasing the expected budget shortfall and necessitating cutbacks in the next school year..
Teacher Salaries Are Rising At A Significant Rate Across Some States
Some states have approved hefty salary increases for teachers after rough shortages that saw classes led by police officers, the National Guard, and even a governor. The wage rise for educators is the highest in decades in several jurisdictions, particularly those that are low on the pay scale.