2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Secretary of Education - Study of Teacher Pay (language only)

Item 116 #1s

Item 116 #1s

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Secretary of Education


Page 121, strike lines 26-40 and insert:

C. The Secretary of Education shall convene a stakeholder work group, consisting of at least one national expert, researcher, school board representative, educator, business leader, parent, and other stakeholders the Secretary deems appropriate to make recommendations in the form of a publicly available report posted on the Administration's website and addressed and sent to the Chairs of the House Committee on Education, the House Committee on Appropriations, the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations, and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than October 1, 2024. The workgroup shall review the Competitive Teacher Pay Report required by Chapter 725, 2023 Acts of Assembly and shall develop implementation options that include best practices of  teacher compensation models, strategies used in other states, and funding methods to improve teacher compensation.


(This amendment updates language included in the introduced budget related to a stakeholder work group on teacher compensation.)