|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...
|MS||To governor 02/2014||P-12||Teacher Salaries|
Revises the minimum salary schedule. Provides that a teacher can receive only one salary supplement regardless of the number of certifications held. Creates a performance incentive program for outstanding teachers and staff in highly productive schools beginni...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12||Pay for Excellence|
States the intent of the General Assembly to utilize a plan of performance pay for teachers once an evaluation instrument and process that accurately assesses and evaluates the effectiveness of teachers is wholly implemented in North Carolina.
Section 9.5 of ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Educator Excellence Innovation Program|
Renames the Educator Excellence Awards Program the "Educator Excellence Innovation Program." Specifies purposes of the program are to systematically transform educator quality and effectiveness and district administrative practices, and to use these enhanced q...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Teacher Performance Pay|
H.B. 2083/S.B. 1185
Establishes the Strategic Compensation Grant Initiative and Fund. Provides that local school divisions may submit proposals to Board of Education to receive grants that may be used as incentives to improve teacher and school performance. School divisions must ...
|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 additional five percent increase in teacher salary based on student performance; (3) Section 20-2-213, relating to career la...
|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 will be based on the following criteria, with no one criterion accounting for more than 50% of salaries: effectiveness; de...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Employee Performance Compensation|
S.B. 64 - Employee Performance Compensation
Directs the state board to adopt rules requiring each district's employee compensation system to be aligned with its annual evaluation system. Requires that by the 2015-16 school year, any advancement on a salary schedule must be based primarily on an evaluati...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Teacher Compensation- Pay for Performance|
Amends the provisions of Students Come First that were contained in S 1110 (2011)
to clarify that:
1.) State-paid employee benefit apportionment (PERSI and FICA) is apportioned from the funds
allocated for Pay for Performance.
2.) Academic growth calculations ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Repeal of Provision re: New Teacher Bonus and Performance-Based Compensation Plans|
H.B. 156 - Repeal of Provision re: New Teacher Bonus and Performance-Based Compensation Plans
Removes from the list of nonlapsing funds and accounts certain funds appropriated from the Uniform School Fund to the state board of education for new teacher bonus and performance-based compensation plans, as provided in Section 53A-17a-148 (Section 53A-17a-1...
|SD||Rejected by voters 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 in math and science subject areas in middle school and high school or who are certified with a math or science specialis...
|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...
|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 following factors can account for no more than 33% of the calculation used to determine a teacher's increase or increment (...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Certain Subjects Excluded From Collective Bargaining Agreement|
From Legislative Staff Summary - Amends the public employment relations Act to prohibit decisions about the following subjects from being included in collective bargaining between a public school employer and a representative of its employees: (1) Teacher plac...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Pay for Performance for RTTT Districts/Schools|
H.B. 153 - Pay for Performance for RTTT Districts/Schools
Requires any local board or community school or STEM school receiving federal Race to the Top grant monies to pay teachers based on performance. Requires any such local board to adopt a salary schedule for teachers based on performance; requires a board to mea...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Teacher Salary Supplement Program|
Permits a teacher to participate in the teacher salary supplement program if a secondary-level math or grade 7-8 science teacher's bachelor's degree major, master's degree, or doctoral degree has course requirements that are substantially equivalent to the cou...
|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...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Pay for Performance: Part 3 or 3|
Part 3 of Students Come First legislation. Adds to existing law relating to education to provide provisions relating to pay for performance. The plan rewards teachers and administrators on a school wide basis for student achievement as determined at the local ...
|OK||Signed into law 10/2010||P-12||Incentive Pay for Teachers|
Increases maximum allowable incentive pay amount; authorizes implementation of certain incentive pay plans; provides requirements and procedures for the incentive pay plans. Districts may adopt a salary schedule that provides additional compensation for achie...
|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 certification systems
(2) Identify initiatives and strategies that honor Florida's quality teachers for dedicating their ca...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Revenue Source for Teacher Performance Pay|
From the Fiscal Note: Provides for the rental income from solar and wind leases on school lands to be used for teacher performance pay beginning in 2016-17. The Board of Educational Lands and Funds (BELF) is to provide a separate accounting of state apportionm...
|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 thereafter, to provide recommendations to the state board, the general assembly and the public for revisions to the adequacy co...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Educator Excellence Awards Program|
Adds national board-certified teachers as a group of educators eligible to be awarded stipends for improved student achievement through the educator excellence awards program. http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/81R/billtext/pdf/HB00709F.pdf...
|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 to adopt rules authorizing school administrative units to use a performance-based pay model for the remuneration of tea...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Teacher Choice Compensation Package|
S.B. 291 - Performance-based Salary Stipends
Creates the "Teacher Choice Compensation Package" for the St. Louis City School District to permit performance-based salary stipends, upon the decision of a teacher, to reward teachers for objectively demonstrated superior performance. It also creates the Teac...
|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 employees' organization have to negotiate in good faith.
|GA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Financial Incentives to Math and Science Teachers|
Provides that effective July 2010, and until there is no longer a shortage of math and science teachers, a secondary school teacher licensed in math or science must be moved to the salary step on the state salary schedule that is applicable to six years of cre...
|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 the Educational Excellence Program into individual salary schedules and repeals the Educational Excellence Program includi...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Elementary School Performance-based Compensation Pilot Program|
Establishes the Performance-based Compensation Pilot Program. Directs the state board of education to solicit and award grants on a competitive basis to districts and charter schools to develop and implement performance-based compensation plans for elementary ...
|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; repeals the 2008-09 fiscal year appropriation of $ 1 million for the grant program; relates to grants to school distric...
|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 funds be provided for a competitive grant program to school districts that seek to develop alternative teacher compensation...
|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 and a
corresponding certificate issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Creates a $1,000 incen...
|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 not related to or connected to his or her seniority; provides that if a school district reduces its teaching staff, the ...
|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 under the Retirement System; excludes charter school Merit Award Program funds from administrative fees; revises funding for...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Teacher Performance Pay|
Specifies that each fiscal year the legislature appropriates suffficient monies for Teacher Performance Pay Program into the Classroom Site Fund, the amount appropriated is equal to the product of the base level specified in statute multiplied by the prior yea...
|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 levels and subject areas. Such teachers will receive their salary and a supplement equal to 50% of the current southeaster...
|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
• Requires disposition of Teacher Quality Funding to be negotiated as part of a whole-grade sharing
agreement (Page 66, Line 33)...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Stipends for Special Educators for Additional Days of Work|
S.B. 2 - Section 21
Directs the legislature, subject to future budget constraints, to annually appropriate money for stipends to special educators for additional days of work in recognition of the added duties and responsibilities assumed by special educators to comply with feder...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Teacher Salary Supplement Program|
S.B. 2 - Sections 19 and 20
Defines "qualifying educational background." Beginning in fiscal year 2008-2009, provides an annual salary supplement of $4,100 for a full-time teacher and a partial salary supplement for a part-time teacher who teaches one or more courses of a secondary schoo...
|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 interrupted service) hired to begin teaching in the 2008-2009 school year.
Provides funds for one-time performance-base...
|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 enable local school administrative units to develop and implement plans that will improve student performance by financiall...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Additional Bonuses for National Board-Certified Teachers|
Provides an additional $5,000 bonus per year for each national board-certified teacher who teaches at:
(A) A school that is in restructuring under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB);
(B) A school with a high turnover rate, as determined by...
|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 system's allocation of financial resources to a system or school on probation; (B) Have the authority to appoint a local c...
|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 mentoring and induction; $1.8 Million for Teacher Development Academy expansion; $4.4 million for teacher mentoring and inductio...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Team-Based Variable Pay|
S.F. 277 (Section 12)
Removes all references to Team-based Variable Pay Pilots. Strikes section 284.1, subsection 4, which establishes as one of the elements of the student achievement and teacher quality program team-based variable pay providing additional compensation for improve...
|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 (REAP).
(Act No. 1029)
|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 the plan in order to receive funding; authorizes charter schools to participate; relates to collective bargaining; provid...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Teaching Excellence Program|
Requires the state board of education's annual budget to set out by separate line item the appropriation for the Teaching Excellence Program. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/94/HB/PDF/09400HB4308lv.pdf...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Salary Adjustment for NBPTS-Certified Teachers|
Extends the deadline from 2007 to 2013 for teachers to have obtained initial certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in order to receive a mandated salary adjustment. http://www.legis.state.la.us/billdata/streamdocument.asp?di...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Merit-Based Teacher Pay|
H.B. 2792 - Section 24 - 27
Rewrites section 284.11 (former "Pilot program for team-based variable pay for student achievement"). New section 284.11 encourages school districts to establish teacher compensation opportunities that recognize the need for geographic or other locally determ...
|IA||Issued 06/2006||P-12||Pay-for-Performance Program and Study|
Directs the Institute for Tomorrow's Workforce to propose a design for a pay-for-performance program and conduct a study of the design to measure the cost and effectiveness in raising student achievement of a compensation system that provides financial incenti...
|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 instructional personnel and school-based administrators. The salary schedule is subject to negotiation as provided in chapter 4...
|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 certification completion. During the first five years, the state department stipend is $1000 and the district's is $1000. From...
|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 content standards, the state board's minimum standards for schools, and the value-added progress dimension developed by...
|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 and other funds made available for this purpose and is to award grants to campuses of no less than $100,000 for rewardi...
|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 thereafter, requires the superintendent of public instruction to submit specified school district data to the task forc...
|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 program applicant be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident alien. Establishes the Dual Certification Ince...
|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 supplements paid to educators who complete professional development clusters....
|MS||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||State Employer-Assisted Housing Program|
Extends the repeal of provisions that establish the State Employer- Assisted Housing Teacher Program.
Extends the repealer on the Mississippi Employer-Assisted Housing Program for teachers in critical shortage areas until July 1, 2009.
|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 school expenditures; increases minimum teacher salaries; establishes a knowledge and skills-based pay system for teachers; p...
|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 movement from one column to another based on the satisfactory completion of graduate level course work toward a master's degr...
|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 rights to continued employment; provides procedures for hearings for such persons; provides for selection of a tribunal, ...
|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 with student achievement gains in nonparticipating districts. Requires the department to offer technical assistance in...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Performance Pay Component of Iowa Educational Excellence Program|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Eliminates phase in the Iowa educational excellence program that pertains to enhancement of the quality and effectiveness of teachers through the use of performance pay. Eliminates language requiring department to allocate funds for this purpose. http://www.l...
|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/cgi-bin/Legislation/File_only.pl?FILE=/usr/ns-home/docs/GA/80GA/Legislation/HF/00500/HF00549/030508.html and http://www.le...
|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.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB2903.pdf...
|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 a teacher who is certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; requires school districts to creat...
|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 for which the teaching services are provided. ...
|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 determines teacher pay; establishes that the teachers' qualifications, not seniority, determine retention....
|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 qualifications; provides bonuses for certain teachers; requires Education Commissioner to adopt rules to define teaching mastery; r...
|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 will be tied to student improvement -- teachers and administrators who fail to measure up can be dismissed. Establishes m...
|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||Teacher Quality|
Establishes the intent of the General Assembly to reach a goal that there be at least one national board certified teacher in every public school by 2020; establishes certification trust fund; provides that a public school teacher who attains National Board Ce...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Apprentice Teachers|
Specifies the teacher employed as probationary teacher for 1 year and as an apprentice teacher for 2 years will be considered as having met the 3 apprentice years requirement....