After years of working exclusively in New Orleans, KIPP, the prominent charter school network, was approved Monday to expand upriver to start three schools in Baton Rouge. Greg Abbott continue to push for merit” pay raises for teachers, a short-sighted idea that TSTA will continue to oppose in favor of an across-the-board pay raise. In many journalism institutions students are being taught about the online publications and online newspapers along with the printed newspapers.
It does not have the same impact on Chapter 41 districts, since their FSP state funding is based on the ASF+New Instructional Facilities Allotment+High School Allotment. Instead, teachers are saying their kids are eating up the content” and parents are thrilled to see how much their children are learning, she reported.
The chambers will need to negotiate how to give teachers pay raises, whether to adjust how students take standardized tests and how to provide long-term property tax relief for Texans. One in 10 teachers quit teaching in Texas schools after their first year, according to state records.
Although the rule language impacts Bilingual teachers, the greatest impact is on ESL teachers who, depending on the program implemented in the district, may be required to get the ESL Supplemental Certification. This is the law, enacted by the Legislature in 2017, which gives school districts additional state funds if they find partners, including charters, for struggling campuses.
It has created a lot of opportunities for the newspapers to provide breaking news more timely. At another panel at the education writers’ conference, I asked a journalist who had written a book about high-poverty high schools if she had found that kids arrive with crippling gaps in their knowledge. She is one of the 39 percent of Texas teachers who have to take extra jobs during the school year to meet their families’ budgetary needs.
The program, presented by arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway, offers students a glimpse at how Broadway shows run and operate. An attorney for one of the teachers seen restraining a student in a video that went viral from Ponchatoula Junior High School in March said the school superintendent capitulated to pressure from public opinion when she fired him earlier this week.
You also may notice that in his remarks before the board Education Commissioner Mike Morath tried to deny the fact that the school finance budget TEA has submitted to legislators would reduce state education funding by $3.5 billion during the next budget period.
Education Divides Rather Than Unites Society
Wall to wall career academies and a transition program for ninth graders have helped create an environment at this Texas high school in which rigorous, relevant education, inside and outside of the classroom, is the norm for all students. The Del Valle Education Association and its #FightFor15 campaign were rewarded – and so were all other Del Valle employees – when the school board on Tuesday night approved a new, minimum salary of $16 an hour for bus drivers and $15 an … Read More..