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SF 277 - Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (93-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates money for education and provides incentives to recruit teachers.

Highlights:
-Requires that each school district employ a qualified guidance counselor and professional school nurse [sec. 4]. -Provides a one-time initial reimbursement if a teacher registers for certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards [sec. 6]. -Raises the minimum salary for all teachers by $1,000 per year beginning July 1, 2007 [sec. 24-26]. -Allows state assistance in providing incentives for the recruitment of classroom teachers, including educational opportunities, moving expenses, and housing expenses [sec. 33]. -$20.00 million for the fiscal year 2007-08 for use by school districts for professional development [sec. 37]. -$25.28 million for the Department of Education for the fiscal years 2006 through 2010 for teacher incentives [sec. 39-40]. -Establishes statewide standards for school administrator evaluations, and requires participation in the administrator quality program [sec. 54-56]. -$527.23 million for the student achievement and teacher quality program for the fiscal years 2007-08 and 2008-09 [sec. 59].
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (35-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates money for education and provides incentives to recruit teachers.

Highlights:
-Requires that each school district employ a qualified guidance counselor and professional school nurse [sec. 4]. -Provides a one-time initial reimbursement if a teacher registers for certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards [sec. 6]. -Raises the minimum salary for all teachers by $1,000 per year beginning July 1, 2007 [sec. 24-26]. -Allows state assistance in providing incentives for the recruitment of classroom teachers, including educational opportunities, moving expenses, and housing expenses [sec. 33]. -$20.00 million for the fiscal year 2007-08 for use by school districts for professional development [sec. 37]. -$25.28 million for the Department of Education for the fiscal years 2006 through 2010 for teacher incentives [sec. 39-40]. -Establishes statewide standards for school administrator evaluations, and requires participation in the administrator quality program [sec. 54-56]. -$527.23 million for the student achievement and teacher quality program for the fiscal years 2007-08 and 2008-09 [sec. 59].
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (43-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates money for education, sets certain standards, and provides certain incentives to recruit teachers.

Highlights:
-Raises the minimum salary for all teachers by $1,000 per year beginning July 1, 2007 [sec. 20-22]. -Allows state assistance in providing incentives for the recruitment of classroom teachers, including educational opportunities, moving expenses, and housing expenses [sec. 29]. -$20 million for the fiscal year 2007-08 for use by school districts for professional development [sec. 33]. -Establishes a grant assistance program for the purposes of adding librarians, guidance counselors, and school nurses to eligible school districts [Amdt. S-3345]. -Requires that each school district employ a guidance counselor licensed by the Board of Education Examiners and a school nurse with an endorsement or a statement of professional recognition for school nurses from the Board of Educational Examiners [sec. 4]. -Provides a one-time initial reimbursement if a teacher registers for certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards [unnumbered section, page 3, lines 3-19]. -$17.5 million for the Department of Education for the 2006-2007 through the 2009-2010 fiscal years for teacher incentives [sec. 35-36]. -Establishes statewide standards for school administrator evaluations, and requires participation in the administrator quality program [sec. 50-52]. -Increases the appropriation for the student achievement and teacher quality program for the fiscal years 2007-08 and 2008-09 by $109.2 million, from $313.69 million to $422.89 million [sec. 59].
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (90-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates money for education, sets certain standards, and provides certain incentives to recruit teachers.

Highlights:
-Raises the minimum salary for all teachers by $1,000 per year beginning July 1, 2007 [sec. 20-22]. -Allows state assistance in providing incentives for the recruitment of classroom teachers, including educational opportunities, moving expenses, and housing expenses [sec. 29]. -$20 million for the fiscal year 2007-08 for use by school districts for professional development [sec. 33]. -Requires that each school district employ a guidance counselor licensed by the Board of Education Examiners and a school nurse with an endorsement or a statement of professional recognition for school nurses from the Board of Educational Examiners [sec. 4]. -Provides a one-time initial reimbursement if a teacher registers for certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards [unnumbered section, page 3, lines 3-19]. -$17.5 million for the Department of Education for the 2006-2007 through the 2009-2010 fiscal years for teacher incentives [sec. 35-36]. -Establishes statewide standards for school administrator evaluations, and requires participation in the administrator quality program [sec. 50-52]. -Increases the appropriation for the student achievement and teacher quality program for the fiscal years 2007-08 and 2008-09 by $109.2 million, from $313.69 million to $422.89 million [sec. 59].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (44-5) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Teacher Pay and Incentive Programs

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