Bryant expected to sign teacher pay raise legislation
Published: April 22,2014
JACKSON — Pay raises for Mississippi public school teachers are close to becoming law.
Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign House Bill 504 today at the state Capitol.
It calls for teachers to get two across-the-board pay raises worth $2,500 and then be eligible for merit payments in 2016-2017.
The bill includes a $1,500 raise on July 1, and a $1,000 raise that would follow in the budget year beginning July 1, 2015.
The third year would give $100 per student to schools rating “A” on the state’s A-to-F grading system, or to schools moving up a grade. Schools rated “B” would get $75 per student. Money would go to merit payments split among all teachers and employees of a school, but administrators such as principals would be excluded.
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