|UT||Signed into law 03/2014||P-12||Educator and Administrator Evaluation Systems and Compensation|
Shifts date by which districts must fully implement educator and school/district administrator evaluation systems from 2014-15 to 2015-16. Requires that employee and school/district administrator compensation systems aligned with annual evaluation system be im...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Renegotiation of School District Superintendent Contracts; renegotiation|
Modifies the time at which a school district may extend or renegotiate a superintendent's contract.
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Superintendent Contracts|
H.B. 1307 - Multiple Provisions
Requires written contracts of employment for district superintendents and assistant superintendents and details mandatory requirements of those contracts. Places a cap on the amount of any severance agreement for a superintendent. Allows contracts to include w...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Sick and Leave for District Employees|
S.B. 494 - Sick and Sabbatical Leave for District Employees
Section 2: Amends provisions related to extended sick leave for school bus drivers, teachers and other district employees. Repeals provision allowing local boards a waiver from certain parameters for extended sick leave. Specifies that, with exception of mater...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Salary Supplement for National Board-Certified Teachers and Principals|
Makes a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $2,313,850 from the Education Trust Fund to the state department of education for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, to pay the entire $5,000 salary supplement to teachers for the fiscal years 2010-20...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Severance Pay|
H.B. 5101 - Severance Pay
Provides that if a district enters into a contract or employment agreement with an officer, agent, employee or contractor that includes a severance pay provision, the agreement must include the provisions of s. 215.425 (http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/inde...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Local Superintendent, School Board and Principal Responsibilities, Authority|
Requires performance contracts for local superintendents in districts that receive a C, D or F grade. The contracts must establish performance targets at the school and district level to include: student achievement and graduation rates. Local superintendents ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Administrator Evaluation and Compensation|
S.B. 64 - Administrator Evaluation and Compensation
Defines "district administrator" and "school administrator". Directs the state board to adopt rules establishing a framework for the evaluation of school and district administrators that includes, among other components, student achievement indicators emphasiz...
|OH||Repealed by referendum 11/2011||P-12||Teacher, Principal, Superintendent and Other Employee Compensation|
S.B. 5 - Compensation sections
--Public employee pay: Does away with salary schedules and replaces with salary "ranges." Requires performance-based pay for teachers and nonteaching school employees. Requires a school board to measure performance by considering the level of license the teach...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||State and District Reporting|
Provides that the first teacher supply and demand report following the initial report must be provided by January 2012, rather than January 2011. Requires administrator and teacher salary and benefits information, prior to being reported to the state board for...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Reduction in Teacher and Administrator Salaries|
S.B. 8 - Reduction in Teacher and Administrator Salaries
Provides that for any school year in which a district has reduced the amount of the annual salaries paid to district classroom teachers from the amount paid for the preceding school year due to district financial conditions and not teacher performance, the dis...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Salary Cap for Deputy Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents and Complex Area Superintendents|
Changes the salary cap for the deputy superintendent, assistant superintendents, and complex area superintendents from 80% of the superintendent's salary to the superintendent's salary. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills/HB953_SD1_.HTM...
|FL||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Performance Salary Schedule|
S.B. 736 - Performance Salary Schedule
Repeals existing language related to local salary schedules. Directs local boards to establish a grandfathered salary schedule for all employees hired before July 1, 2014. By July 2014, requires local boards to adopt a performance salary schedule that provides...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Salaries for Administrators at Special Schools|
H.B. 425 - Salaries for Administrators at Special Schools
Directs the Kentucky Department of Education, with the assistance of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, to adopt a salary schedule for administrators for the Kentucky School for the Deaf and the Kentucky School for the Blind. Requires salary schedules to be compa...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2010||P-12||Salaries of State Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents, Complex Area Superintendents|
Increases the salary cap for the superintendent of education to $160,000 a year, and creates an annual performance bonus (of no more than $30,000 before the 2nd annual performance evaluation, no more than $70,000 before the 3rd annual performance evaluation, a...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Salaries|
Provides that a local school district may pay teachers based on the years of experience the teacher possessed in fiscal year 2009-2010 without negative impact to their experience credit; Provides that school districts may not pay district or school administrat...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Placement on Salary Schedule Based on Leadership Degree|
Allows an educator, regardless of whether or not he/she is in a leadership position, to be placed on the salary schedule based on the leadership degree if the educator possessed (1) A master's level leadership degree prior to July 1, 2012; (2) An education spe...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Administrator Raises during Furlough Years|
Prohibits the use of state funds to provide a salary increase for the local school superintendent or administrators during a school year in which a local board of education furloughs teachers, paraprofessionals, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, supp...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Performance Pay for Superintendents|
Requires school district governing boards to ensure that the contracts for superintendents are structured in a way that classifies 20% of the superintendent's total annual compensation and benefits as performance pay. Stipulates that the 20% figure is not...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Salary and Collective Bargaining Information|
Requires school districts to post on their Web site an itemized salary compensation report for every administrative employee in the district, including the superintendent. Requires the report to include base salary, bonuses, pension contributions, retirement i...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Cash Settlement for Terminated Superintendent|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Existing law prohibits a local agency employer that terminates its contract of employment with its district superintendent of schools from providing a cash or noncash settlement to its superintendent in an amount that is greater than the superintendent's month...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Employee Injuries|
Relates to school employee injuries. Specifies that sick leave with pay for any secretary, paraprofessional employee, school aide, teacher or superintendent of a special school who is injured or disabled while acting in his official capacity as a result of (1...
|NY||Signed into law 11/2003||P-12||Salary Cap for a District Superintendent|
Relates to setting of salary cap for a district superintendent beginning in 2003-2004 which is either 106% of the cap in the preceding year or 98% of the commissioner's salary in the 2003-2004 school year, whichever is less; provides that an employee of a boar...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Purchase of Prior Service Credit|
Increases the maximum years of retirement service credit that may be purchased by a school division superintendent for prior service for the Commonwealth or another state....