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SB19-022

Bonuses For Highly Effective Teachers

Concerning support for local education providers to provide monetary rewards for teachers rated highly effective, and, in connection therewith, creating the highly effective teacher bonus program.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The bill creates the highly effective teacher bonus program to provide money to school districts, boards of cooperative services that operate public schools, and charter schools (local education providers) to pay bonuses to teachers who are rated as highly effective and to provide monetary incentives to recruit highly effective teachers. The department of education (department) will distribute the money to each local education provider based on a formula that takes into account the number of teachers employed by the local education provider. Each local education provider must submit a report concerning its use of the money to the department, and the department must provide a summary of the reports to the state board of education and the education committees of the general assembly.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. P. Lundeen

Sponsor

Sen. B. Gardner, Sen. O. Hill

Co-sponsor

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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