SB 827 Allows increased starting salaries for math, science, special education, ESL teachers in a metropolitan school district
Sponsor: Smith
LR Number: 3389S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Education
Last Action: 1/14/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S81
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 827 – This act allows a metropolitan school district to offer an increased starting salary for teachers of math, science, special education, and English as a second language in order to attract and retain qualified teachers. The amount of the salary increase shall be between $3,000 and $5,000, as determined by the school district. This act creates the Metropolitan School District Improvement Fund in the state treasury.

This act is similar to a provision contained in SB 690 (2007).