|OK||to governor 05/2013||P-12||National Board Certification|
Amends provisions related to National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification for teachers. Limits the annual number of appl...
|IA||to governor 05/2013||P-12||Teacher Leadership Career Paths & Compensation - Main Career Pathway|
H.F. 215 - Division VII
Adds a new section of code - 284.15. Establishes the program for teacher leaders, career paths, and compensation structures as an opt-in pro...
|IA||to governor 05/2013||P-12||Teacher Leadership Career Paths & Compensation - Instructional Coach Model|
H.F. 215 - Division VII
Section 284.16 establishes the Instructional Coach Model - one of the options for recognizing teacher leadership. This model requires:
|IA||to governor 05/2013||P-12||Teacher Leadership Career Paths & Compensation: "Comparable Model" Guidelines|
H.F. 215 - Division VII
Part of a new section of code - 284.15. Establishes the program for teacher leaders, career paths, and compensation structures as an opt-in ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Requires local education agencies to continue to pay teacher's full compensation and benefits, less disability benefits received through wor...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Removes career ladder provisions for teachers. Directs the state board of education to develop guidelines, criteria and administrative rules...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2013||P-12||School Program Units for Certain Personnel|
From bill analysis: amends the public school finance act to allow all "licensed school employees" certified by the national board of profes...
|DC||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Recruiting Effective Teachers to High-need Schools, Title, III|
Establishes a pilot incentive program to encourage highly effective teachers to teach in four high-need (low performing and low income) scho...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Superintendent Certification and Moratorium on National Board Certification Bonuses|
Extends the moratorium on National Board certification bonuses for newly certified teachers another year. The state board will not provide a...
|ME||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 05/2012||P-12||Restructuring the National Board Certification Program for Teachers|
This bill restructures the incentive established for teachers who attain certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Sta...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Flexible School Calendar Act of 2012|
Creates the Flexible School Calendar Act of 2012. Permits the 180-day minimum school term requirement to be met through the hourly equivalen...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Administrator Contracts, RIFs, Furlough Days|
Replaces reference to "principal" with reference to "administrator" in certain provisions pertaining to actions to terminate or suspend a sc...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Repealing Various Teacher and Leader Provisions|
H.B. 706 - Repealing Various Teacher and Leader Provisions
Repeals: (1) Section 20-2-212.3, relating to increasing teachers' salaries in areas of shortage; (2) Section 20-2-212.4, relating to an addi...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Compensation|
Addresses salary schedules for teachers and all school employees. Salary schedules for teachers, administrators and other certified staff wi...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Salary Equity|
Provides salary equity supplement payments to teachers and service personnel in order to achieve salary equity among the counties; specifies...
|AR||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Financial Incentives for Certified Speech-Language Pathologists|
AR ADC 005.16.16-1.00 to AR ADC 005.16.16-6.00
Provides guidelines to ensure the availability and retention of certified speech-language pathologists by providing additional compensation ...
|AR||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Incentives for Teacher Recruitment and Retention in High Priority Districts|
AR ADC 005.16.15-1.00 to AR ADC 005.16.15-6.00
Establish procedures to provide incentives for teacher recruitment and retention in high priority districts with an average daily membership...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Repealing Teacher Career Ladders|
H.B. 156 - Repealing Teacher Career Ladders
Repeals 53A-9-101 through -104, provisions establishing teacher career ladders. http://le.utah.gov/~2012/bills/hbillenr/hb0156.pdf...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Teacher Incentive Program|
Creates the math and science teacher incentive program for the purpose of providing rewards ($2500) to attract certified teachers who 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 ...
|IN||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Salary Increases|
S.B. 1 - Salary Increases
A new section (20-28-9-1) requires increases or increments in a local salary scale based on the following factors: 1) Combination of the fol...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||District Furloughs|
S.B. 8 - District Furloughs
Authorizes a district board of trustees to implement a furlough program and reduce the number of days of service otherwise required by law b...
|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...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Salary Increases for Certain Professional Staff|
S.B. 8 - Salary Increases for Certain Professional Staff
Repeals provision requiring each charter holder to increase the monthly salary of each classroom teacher, full-time speech pathologist, full...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Salary Schedules|
S.B. 1 - Salary Schedules
Directs commissioner of education to annually determine the basic allotment and resulting monthly salaries to be paid by districts. Removes ...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Public Employee Pay Increases Without a Collective Bargaining Agreement|
Amends sections of the Public Employee Relations Act (PERA) to address public employee pay increases without a contract. Provides that after...
|WA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
Suspends cost-of-living adjustments for certain higher education system staff. Makes base bonuses paid to certain certified teachers
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||School and Teacher Paperwork Reduction Act|
Directs the state board of education (SBE) to streamline the paperwork process and to alleviate unnecessary, duplicative paperwork. Requires...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Provides that for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, a local school district board of trustees may determine that all teachers employed by the district ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||State Education Finance Study Commission|
H.B. 192 - State Education Finance Study Commission
Establishes the State Education Finance Study Commission to evaluate the Quality Basic Education (QBE) Formula and education funding for pub...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Teacher Compensation and Certification|
Amends Sections 1, 4, 5, 12, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22 and 26 of Senate Bill No. 1108. Determines when the State Department can withhold payments f...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Amends Section 1 of Senate Bill No. 1110 relating to pay for performance, hard to fill positions and leadership awards; provides an opportun...
|ID||Became Law Without Governor's Signature 04/2011||P-12||Teacher Position lost to lost enrollment|
This legislation repeals Section 33-515B, Idaho Code, removing the severance fee to be paid to any
professional staff whose positions must b...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||District Salary-Based Apportionment|
S.B. 1184 - Compensation
No full-time instructional staff member shall be paid less than $30,000. After the base and minimum salaries established pursuant to this s...
|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 emplo...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Paying a Licensed Employee Additional Salary Increases|
Clarifies that a school district is not 21 prohibited from paying a licensed employee additional salary increases as a supplement under spec...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Salary and Benefit Survey|
S.B. 3681 - Section 105 ILCS 5/2-3.103
Requires that only districts serving 1,000 or more students provide information on education support personnel for the state board's annual ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Group Insurance for District Support Staff|
Authorizes the provision of group medical health insurance for support staff of an LEA. - Amends TCA Title 8, Chapter 27, Part 3.
|FL||Issued 06/2010||P-12||Florida's Task Force on Excellent Teaching|
Establishes Florida's Task Force on Excellent Teaching. Directs the task force to:
(1) Review performance appraisal systems and teacher cer...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Career Ladder|
H.B. 1543--Multiple Provisions
Removes the requirement but allows the General Assembly to make an annual appropriation to the Missouri Career Development and Teacher Excel...
|AL||Adopted 05/2010||P-12||Teacher Leader|
Creates new rules related to Teacher Leader programs. Establishes rationale, criteria for admission to teacher leader programs, teacher lead...
|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 witho...
|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 leader...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher Salary Supplements|
Provides salary supplements for teachers who obtain National Board Certification. http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess118_2009-2010/bills/1363.h...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2010||Postsec.||Alabama Higher Education Partnership and Teachers' Retirement System Membership|
Relates to the Teachers' Retirement System; authorizes the officers and employees of the Alabama Higher Education Partnership, Inc. (http://...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Retirement System Modification|
Extends membership in the State Consolidated Retirement System to all employees instead of just the administrative employees of certain empl...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Bonuses for National Board-Certified Teachers in Kentucky Tech Programs|
Provides salary supplements to national board-certified teachers employed in Kentucky Tech schools or programs operated by the Education and...
|TN||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 - Teacher-Related Provisions|
S.B. 7005A - H.B. 7010A
Creates a Teacher Evaluation Advisory Committee (TEAC) composed of 15 members, including the Commissioner of Education, the Executive Direct...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Retirement Benefits for Returning Retirees|
Applies a limitation of $0 to the compensation for performance of specified activities as an employee of an employer, an employee of a third...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12|
|Retired Public Employees Vision Care Program|
Existing law establishes the Vision Care Program for State Annuitants, administered by the Department of Personnel Administration. New provi...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||Postsec.||Additional Service Credit for Unused Sick Leave for State University Construction Fund Employees|
Implements a provision in a collective bargaining agreement between the State University Construction Fund and an employee organization rela...
|NY||Adopted 08/2009||P-12||Teachers Performing Instructional Support Services|
Title 8 NYCRR 30-1.1, 30-1.2, 30-1.9, 80-1.1, 80-5.21
Defines "instructional support services" as professional development, pedagogical support, technical assistance, consultation, and/or progra...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Credit for Former Private School Teachers, Administrators|
Allows a member to establish optional credit for up to 2 years of service as a teacher or administrator employed by a private school recogni...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Sick Leave and Compulsory Schooling Exemptions|
Allows a school board to require a certificate from a licensed chiropractic physician as a basis for pay after an absence of 3 days for pers...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12|
|Leave and Pay for Reservists|
Requires that a full-time employee of the state, local government or a school district who is a member of a reserve component of the armed f...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12|
|Administrator and Teacher Salaries|
Requires the governing board of each school district, public university, and community college to report to the state board of education or ...
|AZ||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Teacher salary reductions|
H.B. 2011--Section 21
Gives districts flexibility to select which teachers' salaries to reduce, rather than applying a general salary reduction.
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Sick Leave|
S.B. 35 and H.B. 548
Provides that a school board may require a certificate from a physician, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant or spiritual adviser a...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||School Funding Advisory Council|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.29, 3306.291 and 3306.292
Section 3306.29: Establishes the Ohio school funding advisory council. Directs the council, by December 1, 2010 and every other year thereaf...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Health Benefits|
Allows certain education districts to provide an employee health benefit plan other than the plan provided by the Educators Benefit Board if...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Retirement System|
Modifies provisions relating to teacher and school employee retirement systems; provides for an investment fund, recalculation of the cost o...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Foreign Teachers and Retirement System|
Relates to the State Teachers' Retirement System; provides that foreign teachers holding J-1 visas who are teaching in a public school in th...
|OH||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||State Health Care Fund|
Establishes the "Health Care Fund" as a separate account within the Employers' Trust Fund. Provides that fund assets may be used only for th...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Limitations on Salary and Fringe Benefit Costs|
Repeals section 118.245, which established limitations on the salary and fringe benefit costs for professional employees. Page 469 of 692: h...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Teacher compensation|
Amends ethics laws; exempts from the definition of gift certain program material, expenses for attendance at a conference, and expenses paid...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Transfer of Service Record|
Upon request by a teacher, librarian, nurse or counselor or by the district employing one of those individuals, requires a district that pre...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Certain School Staff Salaries|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 6-9
Sections 6 and 9: Beginning with the 2009-10 school year, requires each school district and each charter holder that operated an open-enroll...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Work During Natural Disaster or Other Extraordinary Circumstance|
Provides that the requirement that 6 months elapse between a higher education state employee's merit salary increases does not apply to a on...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Teacher Salary Study Commission|
Establishes the Study Commission Regarding Teachers' Salaries; clarifies that the scope of the study commission review is teacher compensati...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Performance-based Pay Systems|
Requires the Department of Education to review models for performance-based pay and bonuses for teachers, principals and superintendents and...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|K-12 and Postsecondary Employee Benefits|
Directs the Office of State Personnel, Department of Public Instruction, North Carolina Community Colleges, and the University of North Caro...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Bonuses and Performance Compensation Fall Outside Negotiations|
Provides that employee bonuses and performance compensation are not conditions of employment that the board of education and professional em...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Employee Benefits|
Relates to the Public Employees Benefits Board; allows the Board to determine the criteria for eligibility for benefits; establishes certain...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Differential Pay for Deployed National Guard Members Who are Teachers|
Relates to veterans; clarifies the circumstances under which pay differential applies for deployed National Guard and reserve members who ar...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Alternative Compensation Rural District Application Assistance|
Makes districts in the rural equity region eligible for assistance in developing Q-Comp applications with specific compensation program com...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Provides for the temporary suspension of the operation of school experience factors applicable to salary scale provisions for teachers. Allo...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Personal and Sick Leave|
Bars district policies from the order in which an employee may use certain types of personal and sick leave. http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tl...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Teacher Salary Ranges|
Repeals salary ranges for teachers of the department of education. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2009/Bills/SB161_HD1_.HTM...
|KY||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||Compensation for Specified CTE Activities|
780 KAR 3:020
Specifies dollar amounts to be paid certified or equivalent career/technical education staff for
(1) Administering the National Occupationa...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Teacher Retirement Fund|
Allows the board of trustees of the public employees' retirement fund to establish by rule the valuation date for a member's annuity savings...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Provides that a school corporation and an employee or the exclusive representative of its certificated employees with respect to those emplo...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Single Salary System|
Amends existing policy and adds new section (284.3) on single salary system. S.F. 445 incorporates Phase II (general salary increases) of th...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Teachers with Leadership Degrees|
Adds provision that an educator's placement on the salary schedule cannot be based on a leadership degree earned on or after July 1, 2010, u...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Teacher Compensation and Evaluation|
H.B. 2261--Section 201-203, Teacher Compensation and Evaluation
Section 201-203 focus on the certification, evaluation and compensation of teachers and other staff. Includes creation of an effective teach...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
H.B. 2261--Section 601, Teacher Compensation
Section 601 establishes a technical working group to begin working on July 1, 2011 using the results the legislature has collected on develo...
|CO||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Alternative Teacher Compensation|
Allows the general assembly to determine annually whether to appropriate moneys for the alternative teacher compensation plan grant program;...
|CO||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Alternative Teacher Compensation Grant|
1 CCR 301-80
Addresses an alternative teacher compensation plan grant program to be administered through the Department of Education and directs that fun...
|IL||Signed into law 10/2008||P-12||Teaching Excellence Program and P-20 Council Membership|
Revises the Teaching Excellence Program. Provides an annual payment of $3,000 to a teacher or counselor who holds both a Master Certificate ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Job-Related Felony|
Provides that the State's Attorney must notify the board of trustees for the retirement system or pension fund if an employee is convicted o...
|WA||Adopted 08/2008||P-12||Teacher Compenstion|
WAC 392-140-970 thru -974
Amends rules regarding salary bonuses for teachers who attain certification by the national board. Updates guidance on the administration of...
|OR||Rejected by voters 08/2008||P-12||Teaching Quality Requirements & Pay|
Ballot Measure 60
Enacts the Kids First Act; requires that pay raises for public school teachers shall be based upon each teacher's classroom performance and ...
|NY||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||Expenses to Be Paid Distinguished Educators and Technical Assistance Teams|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.15
Adds new rules to establish criteria for determining the reasonable and necessary expenses to be paid by school districts to distinguished e...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Post-Employment Benefit Trusts|
Authorizes municipalities and school districts to create post-employment benefit trusts and to invest the assets therein in accordance with ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Wage Adjustments for Substitute Teachers|
Effective July 1, 2008, directs the board of education to provide wage adjustments for substitute teachers that are comparable to the across...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Education Program Funding|
Deletes salary supplements for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification from definition of compensation unde...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Teacher and Principal Specialists|
H.B. 4662 -- Amends Multiple Provisions
For schools or districts designated as "at risk" (changed from "unsatisfactory), teacher specialists may be assigned to work across grade le...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||School District Employee Direct Deposit Act|
Bill creates the School District Employee Direct Deposit Act that authorizes a school district board of education to adopt a direct deposit ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Appropriations: Teacher Quality-Related Section|
Governor and General Assembly by January 15, 2009. (Page 10, Line 20)
DIVISION IV – STUDENT
ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
Increases and authorizes annual experience salary increments for teachers fore up to 35 years of experience for all certificate levels, to b...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Personnel Salary Increases|
From state fiscal analysis: "The purpose of this bill is to grant a $1,600 annual salary increase to professional educators and a $700 annua...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Aid for School Nurses and Psychologists|
Grants school nurses and school psychologists who attain national certification an annual salary supplement of $2500 and reimbursement for o...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12|
|Transfer of Accumulated Leave|
Permits the transfer of accumulated leave of certificated and classified employees between the K-12 and higher education systems....
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||teacher compensation|
Provides that when the State Board of Education removed the requirement that Idaho's public elementary schools be accredited; provides for a...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Signing Bonuses and One-Time Performance Based Bonuses|
Provides funds for one-time $1,000 signing bonuses for new educators (including teachers returning to education after one or more years of i...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Teacher compensation|
Revises certain provisions regarding the teacher compensation assistance program.
|OH||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Retirement System Revisions|
· Revises retirement eligibility requirements and benefit calculations for School Employees Retirement System (SERS) members whose membershi...
|NY||Vetoed 08/2007||P-12||Service Credit for Laid-Off Teachers|
Allows former members of the New York city teachers' retirement system who were suspended because of fiscal measures taken by New York city ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Sick Leave|
Relates to school districts other than the Chicago school district. Allows sick leave for birth, adoption, or placement for adoption. http:/...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Teacher Leave Time|
Gives teachers credit for the excess personal leave time that they earn. Ensures that teachers can take personal leave with five days' notic...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Pilot Alternative Teacher Salary Plans|
Requires the State Board of Education to establish a pilot program authorizing the implementation of alternative teacher salary plans to ena...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Teacher Absence Due to Military Service|
Provides that a member of the teachers' and state employees' retirement system may not be denied short-term disability benefits due to an ab...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||High Needs Schools|
Allows National Board Certified Teachers who serve as mentors, literacy coaches, or in other instructional leadership positions at high need...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Compensation of Teachers Who Served in the Uniformed Services|
Revises the law providing for creditable service in the teachers' retirement system for members who served in the uniformed services.
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Reaching One's Potential for Excellence (ROPE) Scholars Pilot Program.|
The purpose of the ROPE Scholars Pilot Program is to strengthen middle grades education in order to provide students with the opportunity to...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2007||P-12||Career Ladder for Educational Assistants|
Directs the department of education to submit a report to the legislature before the regular 2008 session on a career ladder program for edu...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||School Improvement Plans|
During the first year a system or school is on probation, the commissioner of education shall: (A) Have the authority to approve a school sy...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Pilot Performance Pay Program|
A.B. 3A; (NEW BILL)
Appropriates money to provide for pilot programs of performance pay and enhanced compensation for the recruitment and retention of licensed ...
Amends the Educator Excellence Awards program to allow districts to spend certain funds awarded through the program on stipends for classroo...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Teacher Salary|
Relates to the salaries of public education employees; provides for a revision of the State Minimum Salary Schedule to reflect pay increases...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Gain-Sharing and Early Retirement|
Changes rules pertaining to gain-sharing of retirement benefits for teachers hired after July 1, 2007 and changes rules regarding early reti...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||School Employees Retirement Act|
Changes provisions of the school employees retirement act. Relates to retirement and payment of death benefits. Allows for a disability reti...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Transfer of Unused Sick Leave|
Allows employees of Department of Education, school districts and education service districts to transfer unused sick leave between departme...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Self Insurance Capability|
Allows two or more member employers of the same trade or professional organization with at least five hundred (500) covered lives may enter ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Access to Insurance|
From bill analysis: Under current law, public school employees who resign at the end of a school year are not entitled to remain on the scho...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Achievement/Teacher Quality program|
S.F. 277 - funding provisions
Allocates $173,943,894 -- $69,600,000 above FY07. Includes $20 million for professional development; $250,000 for new administrator mentorin...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Quality Educator Payment|
Provides a quality educator payment to certified teachers employed by the Youth Challenge Program which assists at-risk youth in developing ...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Performance Reviews|
S.F. 277 (Section 28)
Strikes Section 284.7, subsection 4, which provided that if a performance review for a teacher is conducted in the 5th year of the teacher's...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||National Board Certification Bonuses|
Provides that certificated instructional staff who have attained certification from the national board for professional teaching standards s...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Pilot incentive pay plan|
Creates a pilot program to restructure the teacher professional pay system to be known as the Rewarding Excellence in Achievement Program (R...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Teacher compensation|
Establishes the Arkansas Alternative Pay Programs Act which relates to a salary amount that is part of a certified or classified school empl...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Merit Pay Program for Teachers|
Establishes the Merit Award program for instructional personnel and school-based administrators; requires a school district board to adopt t...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Health Insurance Credits Retired Teachers & School Board Employees|
H.B. 2370, S.B. 1218
Increases the monthly health insurance credit for retired teachers from $2.50 to $4.00 for each full year of the retired member's creditable...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12|
Provides for the promotion of economic development by creating a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Fund to increases the state's ab...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Teacher Salary Schedule|
Increases teacher salaries under the state's teacher salary scale.
|OR||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12|
|Educators Benefit Board|
Establishes Educators Benefit Board; requires Governor to appoint members of board for four-year terms; authorizes board to contract for hea...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Education Postemployment Benefits Funding|
Provides that counties, cities, towns, school divisions, and certain political subdivisions may establish local trusts or equivalent arrange...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Educator & School Personnel Salary Increases & Bonuses|
Provides salary increases and bonuses for educators and bonuses for classified personnel employed by school districts, charter schools, and ...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Education Code Amendments|
Amends Education Code in the following ways:
1) Prescribes authorities of county school boards.
2) Expands purposes for which schools may e...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Teacher Salaries & Bonuses; Service Personnel|
Increases annual salaries of public school teachers; increases the annual salary bonus for teachers with National Board for Professional Tea...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Early Notification Payment|
Eliminates the early notification payment for a teacher who gives notice of resignation; authorizes a payment for early notification of reti...
|AL||Act No. 2007-007 03/2007||P-12||Teacher Retirement|
Proposes a Constitutional Amendment; requires the assets, proceeds, and income of the Retired State Employees' Health Care Trust and the Ret...
|WV||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Retired Teachers as Substitutes & Retirement Benefits|
Extends the expiration date of provisions permitting retired teachers to accept employment as substitutes in areas of critical need and shor...
|MT||Rule Adoption 12/2006||P-12||Quality Educator, At Risk Students and Indian Payments|
ARM 10.7.106, .106A, .113 through .115,10.10.301 to .315, 10.15.101, 10.16.3804, .3811, .3812, .3816, 10.20.102 to 10.30.415
Adopts and amends rules relating to quality educator payments, at-risk student payments - general fund, Indian education for all payments, A...
|WA||Rule Adoption 08/2006||P-12||Modifies Teachers' Retirement System|
WAC 415-112-200, -210, -220, -230, -260, -530, -810, -820, -830,-835, -255, -256, -295, -332, -432, -434, -435, -474, -509
Rewrites the state's teachers' retirement system rules to reflect current policy and clear-writing standards. http://www1.leg.wa.gov/documen...
|WV||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||School Personnel Licensure|
Title 126, Series 136
Amends rules outlining the minimum requirements for various licenses for educators and paraprofessionals wishing to work in W. Virginia publ...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Substitute Teacher Pay|
Sets and provides moneys for the classification and compensation rates for substitute teachers that are consistent with the compensation rat...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Paid Leave to Attend Meetings|
Requires that a local school board employee be provided paid leave to attend meetings of certain public entities on which the employee serve...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Definition of Administrator|
Amends the definition of administrator in the Illinois Pension Code to exclude a member on the Chicago teachers' or Chicago charter school t...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Additional State Aid for Cooperative High Schools|
Allows cooperative high schools to receive some of the same supplementary state aid that new districts receive; relates to multiple agreemen...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||District Financial Reports|
S.B. 2272 - Section 14-15
Directs each local board to annually develop, maintain, and distribute a financial report. Provides that the objective of the financial rep...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Rehired Retirees|
Allows any service retiree of the Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System to be rehired on a full-time basis, in any position covered ...
|LA||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Hurricane Victim Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts|
Provides for public employees placed on involuntary furlough or leave without pay (LWOP) due to a gubernatorially declared disaster or emerg...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Differentiated Pay Scale for Teachers|
H.B. 7087 (Section 55)
Beginning with the 2007-2008 academic year, each district school board must adopt a salary schedule with differentiated pay for both instruc...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Donation of Sick Leave|
Relates to sick leave for teachers and other public school personnel; provides for the donation of sick leave from an employee of a local bo...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Minimum Teacher Salaries|
Updates the law that established a minimum teachers' salary, starting in 1987, of $ 15,500, an amount that is now outdated and increases the...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Decreasing Local Salary Supplement|
Relates to salary schedules for certified personnel under the Quality Basic Education Act; requires two public hearings prior to decreasing ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Minimum Teacher Compensation|
Directs districts to have in place a salary schedule with at least the minimum levels of compensation for a basic contract spelled out in th...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Teaching Experience in an Accredited College or University|
Provides that actual years teaching in an accredited college or university shall count in determining the experience factor for public schoo...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Income and Benefits of Teacher Victim of Assault|
Provides that there shall be no loss of income or benefits to a teacher or school employee for work time lost because of personal injury inc...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Teachers Called to Active Military Duty|
Adds a member of the state National Guard or a Reserve component ordered to active duty by the President of the United States to the list of...
|VT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Credit for Prior Service|
Allows retired teachers who are then reemployed to obtain credit for prior service. A teacher who has ceased being a member upon reemploymen...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Teacher Evaluation and Compensation|
Establishes a biennial review of the compensation of teachers and other occupations requiring similar education and training and requires su...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
Allowing vesting after five years of service in the defined benefit portion of the Public Employees' Retirement System, the School Employees...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Bonus for Teachers wtih National Board Certification|
Provides a $2,500 bonus for professional personnel with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification to be continued for...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Public Education Employee Salaries|
Relates to the salaries of public education employees; provides for a revision of the State Minimum Salary Schedule to reflect pay increases...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Stipends for Nationally Certified Teachers|
Increases the length of time for which nationally certified teachers may receive stipends to be paid upon receipt of documentation of certif...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Education Reform Act of 2006|
Enacts the Education Reform Act of 2006. Section 2 provides additional compensation for teachers holding licenses in critical subject areas....
|OH||Signed into law 01/2006||P-12||Alignment of Teacher Preparation Programs to Standards, Career Ladder|
Requires the State Board's standards for teacher preparation programs to require that the curricula of those programs be aligned with the St...
|OH||to governor 12/2005||P-12||Aligned Teacher Preparation Programs|
Requires the state board to adopt standards that require the curricula of teacher preparation programs to be aligned with the state academic...
|LA||Signed into law 12/2005||P-12||Deferred Retirement Option Plan Withdrawals for Hurricane Katrina Victims|
Allows certain Hurricane Katrina victims to take in-service distributions from their Deferred Retirement Option Plan accounts; provides for ...
|LA||Signed into law 12/2005||P-12||State Employees' Retirement System and Hurricanes|
Waives the first two months' interest on delinquent contributions due for August and September 2005 to the State Employees' Retirement Syste...
|TX||Issued 11/2005||P-12||Performance Incentives|
Executive Order RP51
Requires the Commissioner of Education to establish a performance-based pay grant program for educators. The program is to use federal funds...
|LA||Emergency Rule Adoption 10/2005||P-12||Hurricane Katrina Distribution|
Applies provisions of the United States Hurricane Katrina Tax Relief Act to the Deferred Retirement Option Plan accounts of retirees who hav...
|WV||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Minimum Salary Schedules|
A BILL to amend and reenact 18A-4-2 and 18A-4-8a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to salaries for teachers and s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Teacher Retirement Benefits|
Makes numerous changes to teacher retirement provisions. Broadens the authority of the Teachers' Retirement Board to fix compensation for ce...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Evergreen Charter Schoolparticipating in the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System|
Authorizes Evergreen Charter School to elect to participate in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system. http://www.ncleg.net/S...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Charter schools participating in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system and the North Carolina teachers' and state employees' major medical plan|
Charter schools participation in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system and the North Carolina teachers' and state employees' ...
|DE||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Credit for Experience for Educators and Secretary Staff|
14 DAC 727
Amends regulations concerning credit for experience for educators and for secretarial staff. Clarifies who is an eligible employee by adding...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||School Employee Benefits|
Amends the School Employee Benefit Act. Includes in the definition of "school district" a vocational education district, a special education...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2005||P-12||Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (VEBA)|
Allows for the temporary establishment of an employee organization sponsored trust that would provide health benefits for state and county e...
|OR||Did Not Pass 06/2005||P-12||Oregon Educators Benefit Board|
Establishes Oregon Educators Benefit Board. Requires Governor to appoint members of board for four-year terms. Authorizes board to contract ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
|Teacher Recruitment and Education|
Section 1: Establishes need for improvement in teacher recruitment, compensation, support and peer mentoring.
Section 2: Creates a new sect...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Movement on the Salary Schedule|
Any principalteacher, teacher, director of schools or other school personnel employed on a systemwide basis who completes additional academi...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Budget Bill|
H.B. 1020 (budget provisions)
Budget bill funds public schools at $2.15 billion. Provided an increase of more than $145 million per year to boost teacher pay and benefits...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
Requires the compensation plan for substitute teachers' pay to be commensurate with their educational training and academic qualifications. ...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Arizona Performance Based Compensation System Task Force|
Establishes the Arizona Performance Based Compensation System Task Force within the state board of education. By Februrary 2006 and annually...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Pay Supplements|
Allows districts to allocate and expend any state funds received for extended contracts consistent with the needs of the specific programs s...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Teaching Experience|
Recognizes and credits a teacher for all of his or her years of teaching experience with a valid Arkansas teaching license, regardless of wh...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Sick Leave - School District Employee|
Provided that employees of a school district or charter school district who regularly work 20 hours or more per week are entitled to
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Teacher Resource Programs|
Renames the Teacher and Administrator Enhancement and Retraining Grant Program the Teacher Opportunity Program. Eliminates requirement that ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public School Finance|
Updates various provisions of the Arkansas code related to public school finance. One provision changes policy from allowing to requiring an...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Classroom Teacher Salary Requirement|
Clarifies the classroom teacher salary requirement in the educational excellence trust fund. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/200...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public Employee Retirement System|
Relates to returning to employment after retirement under the public employees retirement system defined contribution retirement plan.
|NM||Vetoed 04/2005||P-12||Educational Retirees|
Relates to educational retirees returning to work.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||National Guard Youth Challenge Program|
Provides that certified teachers for the National Guard Youth Challenge Program and the C Step Program receive substantially equal teacher s...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Student Teacher Stipends|
The board of a school district may provide a stipend to a student teacher assigned to a school in the district.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Leave-Sharing forTeachers|
Requires local school boards to adopt policies providing for the donation of leave and leave without pay for school board employees with deb...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||State Board Of Education|
Clarifies the authority of the State Board of Education to expend federal funds for training expenses and salary incentives for licensed tea...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Conversion Of Unused Leave For School District|
Revises the determination of the annual conversion of unused vacation or personal leave to sick leave for licensed or unlicensed school empl...
|NE||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Retirement Plans|
Relates to retirement; authorizes certain contributions related to school plans....
|WV||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Proposing Amendment To Constitution|
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution designated the Pension Bond Amendment; permits the issuance and sale of additional state general o...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Public School Teacher Incentive|
Appropriates $100,000 to fund the Wyoming teacher policy institute in collaboration with the University of Wyoming during school
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Unused Sick Leave at Retirement Amendments|
Relates to unused sick leave at retirement; provides that after a specified date, new sick leave hours may not be accumulated for future use...
|MT||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||State Employee Benefits|
Increases the state contibution to the Employee Group Benefits Program; repeals statutory Teachers' and Blue-Collar Pay Schedules; appropria...
|OH||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Parent's Week, Teacher Compensation, Testing Sections|
Designates the fourth week of September as Parent's Week; revises provisions governing child support collection. Qualifies teachers employed...
|DE||Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Knowledge, Skills and Responsibility Supplements|
14 DAC 1501, 1.0 - 12.0
Amends regulation relating to knowledge, skills and responsibility based supplements for educators. Clarifies the effective date of salary s...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12||Highest Benefit Year for Retirement|
Concerns the retirement allowance of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund and the Public Employees' Retirement System veterans members who...
|AL||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||Public Education Employees Flexible Benefits|
Allows public education employees to participate in a flexible employees benefits program and creates the Public Education Flexible Employee...
|DE||Rule Adoption 11/2004||P-12||Compensation of District Personnel Under Proposals|
14 DAC, 742
Amends regulations relating to compensating of district personnel under specific project proposals by adding a reference to charter schools ...
|NY||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||New York State Teachers Retirement System|
Permits the New York state teachers retirement system to re-establish a window period in order to pay an actuarially equivalent one time lum...
|NY||Vetoed 11/2004||P-12||State Teachers Retirement System Legislation|
Relates to the effective date of bills affecting benefits provided by the New York state teachers' retirement system; assures that any legis...
|MA||*****Returned to HOUSE with GOVERNOR'S recommendation of amendments. For message see H 5111. 10/2004||P-12||School Nurse Creditable Service|
Relates to creditable service for service rendered as a school nurse; provides that specified years of membership service as a school nurse ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Teachers' Retirement: Post-Retirement Earnings|
Relates to retired teachers' post-retirement earnings. Limits the period of an earnings exemption for service performed in a emergency situa...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||State Teachers Retirement|
Specifies that provisions of the Teachers' Retirement Law applicable to a spouse, surviving spouse or former spouse also apply to a register...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||State Teachers' Retirement|
Authorizes any member of the Defined Benefit Program of the State Teacher's Retirement Plan granted additional credit for service or service...
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and, where appropriate, the State Department of Education, to incorporate into licensure re...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||School Employees|
Allows a school employee, in a school district that is not subject to the disability compensation laws, to use up to 6 weeks of the 5-month ...
|IL||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Education Reform and Accountability Act of 2004|
Under the School Employee Benefit Act, provides the prescription drug benefit program shall be maintained on an ongoing, affordable basis, a...
|Governor's Commission on Education Spending|
Executive Order No. 02-2003
The governor issued Executive Order No. 02-2003 on January 30, 2003, creating the Governor's Commission of Education Spending. The Commissio...
|MS||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Employment Contracts|
State Board Policy GBDA
Amends rules concerning employment contracts. Increases the number of days from 25 to 45 that a teacher may not be under contract of employm...
|DE||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Military Leave of Absence|
SS2 for S.B. 296
Protects state employees and school district employees who take military leave pursuant to federal mobilizations, by ensuring that the state...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Charter School Employees' Retirement|
Provides if a charter school chooses to participate in the Public Employees' Retirement System, its qualified classified employees shall be ...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Donated Leave Program|
Clarifies the qualification requirements for school district donated sick leave programs; allows employees to receive donated leave for thes...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||State Special School Teachers Leave|
Amends an earlier law that captures the savings from the abolition of extended sick leave for teachers. Uses the savings to increase teache...
|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 ...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Kansas City Public School Retirement System|
Amends provisions relating to the Kansas City public school retirement system; allows the board of trustees of the retirement system to use ...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Kansas City Public School Retirement System|
Revises the provisions of existing law relating to the Kansas City Public School Retirement System. Revises the definition of "break in ser...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Counselors Guidance|
Includes guidance counselors holding appropriate ancillary certificates issued by the state department of education in definitions of person...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Retirement Systems|
Requires each state and statewide public retirement system to submit its proposed annual operating budget to the Joint Legislative Committee...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Minimum Salary Schedule|
Relates to schools; relates to minimum salary schedule for teachers; increases minimum salaries; adds additional year steps to the minimum s...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Training for Members of Boards of Trustees of State Retirement Systems|
Defines "actuarial science". Provides for educational training for members of the boards of trustees of the state and statewide retirement ...
|DE||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Professional Standards Board: Knowledge, Skills And Responsibility Based Supplements|
14 DAC 1501
Amends regulation by adding requirements for reauthorization, replication, and re-qualification of clusters and sets forth procedures for pa...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Teachers' Pension System|
Allows former members who meet specified criteria to receive service credit in the Teachers' Pension System for military service; requires t...
|MI||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Dependent Definition|
Revises definition of "dependent" for public school employee retirement.
|MN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Retirement|
Relates to retirement; modifies provisions in the teachers retirement association and first class city teacher plans; provides for complianc...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Reduction of Salaries or School Personnel|
Concerns limitation on reduction of salaries or personnel in schools; requires notice of general salary reduction prior to the fiscal year i...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Teacher Recruitment and Retirement|
Amends retirement allowances, disability benefits, and spouses' benefits under the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia to allow a teacher ...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School Nurses and Counselors Salary Supplements|
Provides that a licensed nurse who has met the requirements and acquired a certificate form the National Board of Certification of School Nu...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Review of Teacher Salaries|
Establishes a method for equalizing the salaries of public school teachers in the state. Under present law, the state commissioner, with the...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Teachers Retirement System|
Relates to benefit payments to retirants under the former Teachers' Retirement System....
|AL||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Teachers' Hours|
Public school teachers authorized to contract with local boards of education to work less than full time under certain conditions, provision...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Teachers Contract Salary|
Relates to teachers; revises contract day requirements for salary experience increments.
Increases the number of days from 25 to 45 that a ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Certified Employees Called To Active Military|
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to identify benefits for certified staff called to active duty, permit a board of education to provi...
|ME||Rule Adoption 04/2004||P-12||Returning to Employment|
Clarifies rules regarding retirees returning to employment after retirement with the same employer. Establishes a waiver that must be execut...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Flexible Benefits and|
Requires the state to pay 100% of teacher health benefits. Requires districts to use the total dollar amount the district was required to pa...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Teacher Criminal Prosecution|
Prohibits the payment of a teacher following the initiation of a prosecution for an offense that would result in the loss of licensure. http...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Completion of Contract/Accrual of Service Credit During Emergency Days|
Requires school districts that missed school days due to emergencies, including weather-related emergencies, to consider certified and class...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Computers|
Allows licensed teachers employed in a full-time teaching capacity in public schools or in state educational facilities to purchase personal...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Retirement Minimum Monthly Benefit|
Establishes a one thousand dollar minimum monthly benefit for public employees retirement system plan 1 members and teachers retirement syst...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Education Administrators|
Teachers who have served in an administrative capacities may be assigned to another available position for which they are qualified at the s...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Minimum Teacher Salaries|
Amends the minimum teacher salaries. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1047.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Public School Funding Act of 2003|
Relates to the Public School Funding Act of 2003; provides equitable funding to public schools; provides a system for monitoring public scho...
|DE||Rule Adoption 01/2004||P-12||Professional Growth Salary Increments|
14 DAC 1507
Provides procedures for implementation of movement by educators on the salary schedule set forth in 14 Del.C., Section 1305. Addresses movem...
|AR||Signed into law 12/2003||P-12||Teacher Retirement System|
Allows active members of the Teacher Retirement System who have previously elected to eliminate contributions to make an irrevocable electio...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||State Teachers' Retirement|
Relates to existing law that requires a collective bargaining agreement to specify the number of hours of service of part-time employees equ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12|
|School Teachers & Community College Employees: Military Duty|
Authorizes the governing board of a school district or a community college district to approve compensation for all employees who are called...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Teachers' Retirement System: Surviving Spouse|
Defines a spouse, for purposes of qualification for survivor's benefits under the State Teachers' Retirement Plan, as a person who was conti...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Teacher Retirement Incentive|
Authorizes a member of the State Teachers' Retirement System to receive credit for an additional 2 years of service if the member's employer...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Teacher Retirement Requirement|
Eliminates number of days required for year of retirement credit for teachers and replaces it with an hour requirement of 1,020 hours in a f...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Teachers Medicare Coverage|
Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Directs the System to conduct a divided Medicare coverage referendum, ope...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2003||P-12||School Counselors|
Appropriates funds for the conversion of ten month counselor positions to twelve month for multi-track schools. http://www.capitol.hawaii.go...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Boards 457 Deferred Compensation Plans|
Authorizes boards of education to establish tax- sheltered deferred compensation plans under section 457 of the federal Internal Revenue Cod...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|School Board Member Employment|
Revises options for participants in the Community College Optional Retirement Program; revises certain limitations on positions for which di...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Job Sharing|
H.B. 346 (multiple provisions)
Requires the state board to adopt rules to facilitate job-sharing positions for classroom teachers, as the term "job-sharing" is defined in ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Temporary Teacher Barred from Receiving Unemployment During Summer Vacation|
Clarifies that all those serving in an instructional, research or principal administrative capacity, including temporary or uncertified teac...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Reimbursing Classroom Teachers|
Relates to reimbursing classroom teachers for personal funds expended on classroom supplies. ...
|AL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Administrator Accountability Act|
Amends the Administrator Accountability Act (formerly Teacher Accountability Act), including assistant principals, instruction supervisors, ...
|WA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Cost of living Provisions|
Suspends teacher cost-of-living provisions for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 school years. Deletes the following provision: Beginning with the 2...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School District Retirement System|
Authorizes a school district retirement system to enter into an agreement to merge into another public employee retirement system including ...
|GA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teacher Compensation and Contracts|
Provides for an annual increase in state pay for certain teachers; individuals who first became teachers on or after July 1, 2000, acquire r...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Retirement and Nonlicensed School Employees|
Concerns an extension of the time in which retirees of the public employees retirement association may be employed to work as nonlicensed em...
|GA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Sick Leave|
Relates to sick and personal leave for teachers and other personnel; provides for restoration of certain forfeited sick and personal leave a...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teachers-Medical Leave Sabbaticals|
Eliminates provision that teachers at regular and special public schools are eligible for medical leave sabbaticals only if they have 25 day...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||State Retirement System Members|
S.P. 514 (LD 1535)
Allows teacher who received retirement benefits under state retirement system who returned to covered service to rejoin the system. http://w...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Schools|
All contracts for employment of, or related employee information worksheets, for a teacher or administrator by a district board of education...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Annual Compensation in State Retirement System|
Requires members of the Arizona State Retirement System who want to purchase service credit for previous service with other government entit...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||State Employee Wages|
Deletes language that effective on the first day of the pay period that includes a state employee's anniversary date during the fiscal years...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Team-Based Variable Pay Pilot Program|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Adds that another goal of statewide team-based variable pay pilot program is to compare student achievement gains in participating districts...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Extra Contract Days for Teacher Development Program Districts|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Changes from fourth to fifth year the year in which a school district participating in the teacher quality program must provide two noninstr...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Fund Distribution|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Eliminates language ending fund distribution program on June 30, 2003. See Section 46: http://www.legis.state.ia.us/cgi-bin/Legislation/File...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teacher Performance Pay (Phase III) Program|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Repeals sections of code relating to Phase III program, which establishes system of teacher performance pay. http://www.legis.state.ia.us/cg...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Minimum Teacher Salary Requirements|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Establishes minimum teacher salary requirements for the 2003-04 fiscal year. See Section 68: http://www.legis.state.ia.us/cgi-bin/Legislati...
|HI||Vetoed 04/2003||P-12||Substitute Teacher Collective Bargaining Units|
Creates a collective bargaining unit for substitute teachers of the Department of Education, including part-time employees working less than...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Health Care Benefit Plans To School Employees|
Offers health care benefit plans to school district employees. http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/billinfo/2003-04/Senate/5225-5249/5236-s_pl.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Annual for Teachers with National Board Certification|
Increases the annual bonus of teachers obtaining national board for professional teaching standards certification. http://www.arkleg.state.a...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Teacher Salary Schedule|
Amends the Teacher Salary Schedule; requires districts to credit teachers for all teaching experience....
|ND||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School District Reports|
1. Before September eleventh of each year, each school district is requried to report the following information to the superintendent of pu...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Method of Compensating Teachers and Other Employees|
Allows any licensed employee to be credited with a professional leave allowance with pay for every day of absence caused by required attenda...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Teacher Retirement|
Allows a member of the Arkansas teacher retirement system to purchase service credit for service as a teacher with the federal government. h...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 04/2003||P-12||Schools|
Relates to public schools; enacts a new section of the public school code to provide for substitute teachers' salaries....
|NC||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
|Community College Shared Leave|
Provides that state employees, public school employees, and community college employees may share leave voluntarily....
|WV||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Service Credit Towards Retirement|
Relates to authorizing service credit toward retirement to public employees for public employment in another state....
|MT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Retired Teachers and Administrators Can Work and Maintain Benefits|
Allows retired teachers, specialists and administrators to return to work part- or full-time without loss or interruption of benefits. To pa...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Educational Requirements for Licensure|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-10A-6 to require the state board to set requirements that provide a reasonable period of time for teachers to comply with ...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Sick Leave|
Grants teacher assistants the same sick leave allowances as licensed school employees. Allows up to five days of unused sick leave to be ca...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Accountability Report Cards, Other|
Requires the school accountability report card to include the rate of pupils who earn Governor's scholarship awards. Deletes provisions whic...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Equal Pay for State Special School Teachers|
Requires the State Personnel Administration to consider making salaries for teachers, specialists, and administrators of the State special s...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Exchange Teacher Programs|
Clarifies the status of teachers participating in foreign exchange programs for purposes of retirement and tenure; includes any nonimmigrant...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Retired Teachers Working in Low-Performing Schools|
Permits retired teachers to work as full-time teachers or improvement specialists in low-performing schools. Limits number of retired teache...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||School District Insurance|
Relates to school district insurance; permits public agencies to jointly purchase workers' compensation, property and liability insurance or...
|AZ||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 05/2002||P-12||Pooling of Liability, Workers' Compensation and Disability Coverage for Charters and Private Schools|
Extends availability of public agency pooling of property, liability, workers' compensation and disability coverage to charter schools and p...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Charter Schools, ESL Services, Charter Technical Career Centers|
Creates new section on charter school capital outlay. According to legislative summary, bill "requires the full-credit for teaching service ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Retirement Benefits|
Relates to service creditable toward retirement benefits under the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia; provides that any member of the Te...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Teacher Induction, Evaluation, Early Retirement Incentives, Administrator Preparation and Certification, Minimum Teacher Salary Requirements, Statewide Career Path Pilot Program|
Requires state board to establish standards for district and area education agency career development programs and for individual teacher ca...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Retirement for Paraprofessionals|
Requires that employees of school districts electing to join the retirement system after a certain date shall include certain paraprofession...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Teacher Sick Leave Benefits|
Relates to school employees sick leave benefits to include foster care in the definition of immediate family....
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Teacher Compensation|
Relates to teachers; grants a percentage increase in compensation at least equal to the cost-of-living adjustment that is provided state gov...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Pay Increases for Public Education Employees|
Relating to the salaries of public education employees, to provide for a revision of the State Minimum Salary Schedule and to reflect pay in...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Retirement Payments|
Provides for a cost-of-living adjustment for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Retire...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Retirement Credit for Southeastern Educational Laboratory Program Employees|
Allows purchase of credit towards teacher's retirement system in the State for those persons who were full-time employees of the Southeaster...
|CA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Unemployment Insurance for School Employees|
Relates to unemployment insurance. Relates to annual reports to the Governor and the Legislature by the strike force on the underground econ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Post-Retirement Teaching Incentive Plan|
Allows local board that obtains insufficient number of applicants for teaching positions to adopt a resolution declaring a critical shortage...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Florida Retirement System|
Exempts all records which identify individual participants in the Florida Retirement System and their account activities under the Public Em...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Retirement System Contributions of Teachers in Legislature|
Preserves retirement benefits for teachers who serve in the Legislature; provides that any Legislator who is a public school teacher or an e...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Retirement Benefits for IT Manager/Trainer|
Includes in state retirement system statutes an employee responsible for, in addition to duties for which certification is required, either ...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Unfunded Liability of State Retirement System|
Addresses the unfunded liability of the state retirement system and the equity of retirement benefits for state employees and teachers. http...
|IN||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Cost of Living Adjustment|
Provides a cost of living adjustment in 2003 for pensions of members of the Public Employees' Retirement Fund or their survivors or benefici...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Uniform Teacher Salary Reduction Notice Periods for School Districts|
Eliminates specific dates for notification of reductions in teacher salaries or responsibilities in order to create uniform notice periods f...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Health Care Plans Available|
Gives the health care authority to publish and distribute to nonparticipating school districts and educational service districts by October ...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Salary Increases|
Increases salaries for teachers and service personnel; makes provisions for science grants, early childhood education, transportation for vo...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Salary Formula|
Regards the salary formula for state-funded basic education certificated instructional staff; provides that the salary allocations shall be ...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Determination of Years of Teaching Experience|
Includes former military personnel's years of classroom instruction in the definition of the term year of teaching experience as used for de...
|IN||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Service Credit Accounts|
Assigns school employees to different service credit accounts based on employment pre- or post-1996....
|ME||Public Law No. 03/2002||P-12||Education Leave Advisory Board|
Terminates the Educational Leave Advisory Board; declares the educational leave program for state employees to be in public interest....
|AL||Signed into law 01/2002||P-12||Deferred Retirement Option Plan|
Provides for a deferred retirement option plan for active and contributing members of the Teachers' Retirement System and the Employees' Ret...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2001||Postsec.||Part-Time Teachers and Retirement|
Relates to California State University Faculty Members. Provides that temporary faculty of the California State University who work 40% of f...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Teacher Contracts Related to Professional Development Days|
Deletes the provisions requiring teachers (contingent upon salary increases) to work an additional three days for staff development....
|MS||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Teacher Salary Increases|
Eliminates the requirement that the sine die general fund revenue estimate increase by at least 5% annually as a prerequisite to implementin...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Benefits for Retirees Who Return to Work|
Public Law No. 442., (LD 1255) Repeals the current law that establishes a cap on the earnings of retired members of the State Retirement Sys...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Cost of Living Bonuses|
Appropriates funds to cover 3% cost of living bonuses for all education personnel....
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Portability of Experience|
Requires boards of trustees of school district to place a teacher who has been employed by another school district in this State on the sala...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Assessments, National Board Certification, Professional Development|
Relates to achievement and proficiency examinations administered in public schools; revises provisions governing the increase of salary for ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Expands Resident Teacher Program|
Expands the resident teacher program to include early childhood teachers. (One-year residency program is required as part of the Oklahoma Te...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Minimum Salary Schedule|
Modifies the minimum salary schedule for teachers, setting the base for salary and/or fringe benefits for a beginning teacher with a bachelo...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Reporting Exemptions and Teacher Pay|
Except for school districts with one or more school sites which are identified as low performing or high challenged, all school districts sh...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Education Reform Act of 2001|
S.B. 1881/H.B. 1921--Omnibus Bill
Authorizes the Commissioner of Education to reimburse up to 100 teachers for evaluation fees incurred while obtaining certification by the N...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Teacher Compensation Issues|
Provides for distribution to classroom teachers who provided international baccalaureate instruction certain bonuses; eliminates the require...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Accumulation of unlimited days of sick leave|
Relates to educational employees and certain other employees; provides for accumulation of unlimited days of sick leave; amends various sect...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Minimum Salary Schedule & National Board Certification|
Amends Chapter 18A to adjust the minimum salary schedule for teachers ($1,000 increase in basic salaries). Also amends the salary supplemen...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Pay Raise For Teachers|
Relates to school finance; establishes that compensation increases shall be established as part of the teacher's base salary....
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Teacher Pay Raises|
Relates to collective bargaining cost items; appropriates funds to pay for public school teacher raises....
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Teacher Retirement Rules|
Specifies that the additional annuity savings account contributions that may be made by a Public Employees' Retirement Fund (PERF) member or...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||State Retirement System Provisions|
Public Law No. 192.,& 181 (LD 1754)Relates to the Maine State Retirement System; establishes the Consumer Price Index as the benchmark for t...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Pay & Benefits for Teachers|
Provides for pay and benefits for state employees in the statewide, teachers', and blue collar pay plans; revises the departments authority ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Teacher Salary Increases|
Makes an appropriation to the Department of Education to provide salary increases to teachers in special settings that may not be eligible f...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Extra Pay for Extra Work Days|
Pertains to payment to teachers for additional contract days. This legislation establishes the pay rules for increased work days....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Increasing Teacher Pay|
UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE EDUCATOR'S COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001, NO SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM PAYING CERTIFIED STAFF ADDITION...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||Postsec.||Institutions of higher education can exceed the maximum salary levels for exceptionally well qualified personnel|
Amends Arkansas code 6-63-309 to allow institutions of higher education to exceed the maximum salary levels for exceptionally well qualified...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Teacher Retirement Provisions|
Provides for an adjustment in the annuities of those members who retired early under the Teacher Retirement System....
|GA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||The Use of Sick Leave|
Act No. 169., Relates to sick leave for teachers and other public school personnel; provides that sick leave shall not be charged for certai...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Retirement Allowances for Teachers and, Principals|
H.B. 442, S.B. 221
Exempts from an offset of a retirement allowance, retirees of the Teachers' Retirement System or the Teachers' Pension System who are reempl...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Retired Teachers Who Resume Teaching|
Relates to definitions, annuities, participation by retired members who have resumed teaching, and confidentiality of records under the Teac...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Omnibus Bill--Educational Retirement Act|
Sections 60-62 amends the Educational Retirement Act (ERA) to provide incentives to retain experienced teachers in the classroom. First, it ...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Re-Employment of Retired Staff|
Effective January 1, 2002, a retired member may be re-employed without having to suspend retirement benefits if the member has not been empl...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Omnibus Bill--Three-Tiered Licensure|
Sections 31 through 41 provide new language to the existing Public School Code and enact a three-tiered system of teacher licensure with a m...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Return to Work Without Loss of Benefits|
Increases the number of hours that teachers' retirement system plan retirees may work in an eligible position to 840 without a reduction in ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Teacher Base Pay|
Increases the base salary of teachers, classified personnel and administrative staff; provides for a new minimum salary in each category; re...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Allows Teachers To Receive Gifts or Compensation for Good Work|
Allows teachers and other school employees to receive gifts or compensation in recognition of the employee's contribution to education....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Teacher Planning Time|
ANY TEACHER NOT RECEIVING INDIVIDUAL PLANNING TIME AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE COMPENSATED FOR THE PLANNING TIME LOST AT HIS OR...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Increase Teacher Pay|
Increase teacher pay in the state by $1,000 (over 2001 pay) in 2002 and by $3,000 (over 2001 pay) in 2003....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Changes in the Teacher Retirement System|
Allows retirants of the Teacher Retirement System to become an active member in order to participate in the Teacher Deferred Retirement Opti...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Non-Teachers Qualifying for Teacher Retirement System|
Authorizes nonteaching school district employees who are members of the public employees' retirement system to have nonteaching service afte...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Retired Teachers Returning to Work|
Allows members of the Teacher Retirement System to retire and return to work within 30 days and repeals the earnings limitations after retir...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Teacher Retirement|
Concerns the maintenance of public employee retirement benefits for retirees who are hired by a school district during a critical shortage o...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Participation in Teachers' Retirement|
Relates to reorganization; provides that certain employees of the Workforce Development Cabinet, Department of Adult Education and Literacy,...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||National Certification Incentive|
Relates to the national teacher certification incentive; modifies program reimbursement levels; eliminates the delayed repeal of the program...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Increases Teacher Death Benefit|
Increases the lump-sum death benefits for active and retired members of the Teacher Retirement System....
|AR||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Increase In Retirement Benefits to Teachers|
Provides an increase in the additional monthly benefit for all retirees in the Teacher Retirement System....
|AR||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Changes in the Teacher Retirement System|
Amends the teacher retirement system law to define the normal retirement age for the system and adds provisions concerning the normal retire...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Additional compensation for teachers that teach over Digital Dakota Network|
Any teacher that teaches a course over the Digital Dakota Network shall receive additional compensation for each course and from each school...
|AZ||Approved by voters 11/2000||P-12|
|Sales Tax for Education|
(S.B. 1007E) Provides for an increase to the transaction privilege tax rate from 5.0% to 5.6% to provide greater funding for teacher salarie...
|OR||Unofficially rejected by voters 11/2000||P-12||Performance Pay, Seniority|
V. 19; (NEW BILL)
(Initiative No. 29 Measure 95) Amends the Oregon Constitution regarding performance pay for teachers; provides that student learning determi...
|WA||Approved by voters 11/2000||P-12|
|Ballot Initiative: Cost-of-Living Adjustments|
INITIATIVE 732; Provides annual cost-of-living salary adjustments to school district employees, academic employees of community and technica...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Teacher Tax Credit|
Relates to the Personal Income Tax Law which authorizes various credits against the tax imposed by that law, including a credit, for each ta...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Teacher Tax Credits/Low Interest Mortgages|
Chapter No. 331, Declares that a substantial public benefit is served by providing federal tax credits or reduced interest rate mortgages to...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Teachers Salaries|
Revises the incentive formula established for purposes of the Jack O'Connell Beginning-Teacher Salary Incentive Program which authorizes the...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Teacher Retirement Issues|
Relates to the State Teachers' Retirement Law. Prescribes enhanced service retirement allowances for members who retired for service and who...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Workers Comp. for Teachers|
Extends the workers' compensation law provision that certain peace officers, firefighters, and other specified state and local public employ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Lump-Sum Payment of Retirement Funds|
Chapter No.897, Establishes a Retirement Option Program that would allow members of the Defined Benefit Program to elect to receive a lump-s...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Retirement Issues|
Provides that the earnings paid to a member who retired from service on or before July 1, 2000, and who is employed by a school district to ...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Teacher's Salary Schedule Change|
Authorizes the governing board of a school district, the county superintendent of schools, or the county boards of education, commencing wit...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Allowing Retired Teachers Back Into the Class Room.|
Exempts, commencing in the 2000-01 school year, a member of the State Teachers' Retirement System who retired for service effective 01/01/00...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2000||P-12|
|Part Time Professors/Teachers|
Raises the amount of part time gross pay retired professors and teachers may earn from employment by a state college or the Department of Ed...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teacher Tax Credit|
Allows a credit for each taxable year beginning on or after 01/01/2000, to credentialed teachers in an amount equal to specified amounts dep...
|MA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2000||P-12||Early Retirement|
Improves teacher recruitment, retention and retirement. Creates an early retirement system, which the Governor has opposed....
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Florida's Accountability System|
Requires each school district with school designated as performance grade category F to permit transfer of teachers with certain qualificati...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teacher Retirement|
Relates to the Defined Benefit Program, established by the Teacher's Retirement Law. Establishes the Defined Benefit Supplement Program, as ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Maintenance of Retirement Benefits During Teacher Shortages|
Concerns maintenance of public employee retirement benefits for retirees who are hired as nonlicensed employees by a school district during ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teacher Education and Compensation Helps Scholarship|
Establishes the Teacher Education and Compensation Helps scholarship program to help low-wage early childhood staff obtain further training;...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12|
|Pay Increases for Teachers and Faculty|
Goal is to increase pay for elementary and secondary teachers in amount necessary (determined by legislature) to annually achieve statewide ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teacher Salaries|
Prohibits school districts from increasing or reducing fringe benefits to meet the $3,000 salary increase mandated for teachers. Clarifies ...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Teacher and Principal Performance|
Provides for the Teacher Accountability Act; provides for performance-based contracts for principals; provides for alternative principal cer...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Fund for Teacher Salary Increases|
To appropriate for the fiscal year beginning 10/1/2001, and for each fiscal year thereafter 41.15% of any increase in Education Trust Fund r...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Governor's Teacher Salary Challenge Program|
Requires the state to add 1 percent to salaries for teachers in any public school system that increases teachers pay by 4 percent and provid...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Homeownership Opportunities for Teachers|
Declares the intent of the General Assembly that the Department of Housing and Community Development develop a program to promote homeowners...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Teacher Retirement Allowances|
Provides further for the conditions under which a person retired under the Teachers' Retirement System or the Employees' Retirement System m...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Cost-of-Living Salary Adjustments|
Provides an equivalent percent cost-of-living adjustment for certain public education employees with the beginning of the 2000-2001 fiscal y...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Teacher Retirement Allowances|
Chapter No. 22; Relates to State Teachers' Retirement Law, the service retirement allowance of a retired member shall be reduced if the memb...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act|
Creates the Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act. Beginning in 2002, at least 20% of educator's performance evaluation w...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Financial Incentives for Schools|
Establishes and implements a superior-performing and exemplary schools program for identifying and granting financial incentives to low perf...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Salaries|
Establishes the Governor's Teacher Salary Challenge Program; requires the State Board of Education to make specified grants to county boards...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Librarians' Compensation|
Includes public school librarians' professional experience in public libraries in the definition of the term year of teaching experience as ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Retired Teachers May Return to Work|
Relates to teachers' retirement act; defines critical shortage area as a lack of certified teachers in particular subject matters, in grade ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Sick Leave Banks|
Permits a district to establish a sick leave bank for school employees in addition to teachers; provides for both teachers and employees to ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Sick Leave|
Requires school boards that provide a sick-leave program to certified employees to also provide a sick-leave program for noncertified employ...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Salary Study|
Creates a 14-member task force that will study teacher salaries and report to the Legislature by Oct. 1. The task force will be directed to ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Retirement System|
Provides for the state Retirement System, rather than the school boards, to develop the policies and procedures to administer the optional r...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Teacher Compensation and National Board Certification|
Teachers receiving National Board Certification will receive a 10 percent increase in salary...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Forfeiture of Retirement|
Provides that for persons fired after 8/1/2000, who participate in State Employees Retirement System, County Employees Retirement System, St...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Long-Term Substitutes|
Defines long-term substitute teachers; requires certain reporting on the use of long-term substitute teachers....
|WV||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Personal Leave Banks|
Provides for personal leave banks for school personnel who are caregivers; defines catastrophic illness or injury....
|OK||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Salary Schedule|
Provides a $3,000 salary increase to state-paid certified personnel beginning with the 2000-2001 school year and increases the minimum teach...