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Teacher Raises

Officials Lash Out At Rick Scott 'PR Ploy'

The Tampa Tribune | | Posted 03.27.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a plan Wednesday he said would give Florida's public school teachers a $2,500 pay raise. The governor said it would...

Nevada Public Schools Chief Takes Issue With Automatic Teacher Raises

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

Speaking to the Nevada Association of School Boards on Friday, Superintendent of Public Schools James Guthrie argued against automatic raises for teac...

Alabama School Board's First Post-Recession Budget Seeks $415M Increase

Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

In its first post-recession public schools budget proposal, the Alabama Board of Education approved Thursday a recommendation to funnel $4.1 billion t...

New D.C. Public Schools Initiative Aims To Attract, Retain High-Performing Teachers

Posted 09.06.2012 | Education

Under a new D.C. Public Schools “career ladder” initiative, high-performing teachers in low-income schools will see a streamlined process to salar...

Teacher Bonuses In Idaho To Depend On Parents

AP | By JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 12.30.2011 | Education

BOISE, Idaho -- Parents across Idaho will now play a role in whether or not their child's teacher gets a raise. Teacher bonuses in more than two doze...

How Will A Longer CPS School Day Be Funded?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

After what has already been a heated week of back-and-forth between the Chicago Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union over raises and othe...

CPS Expected To Lay Off 1,000 Teachers This Week

Posted 08.27.2011 | Chicago

An estimated 1,000 teachers are expected to lose their job this week the Chicago Public School system struggles with a multi-million dollar budget def...

After Rejecting Teacher Raises, CPS Set To Approve Executive Pay Hikes

Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Though they voted last week to rescind four percent pay raises for teachers and union school workers, the Chicago Board of Education today is expected...

Economists Take Aim At Bonuses For Teachers With Master's Degrees

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SEATTLE — Every year, American schools pay more than $8.6 billion in bonuses to teachers with master's degrees, even though the idea that a high...