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Scottsbluff Schools receives $100,000 grant to attract educators

Scottsbluff StarHerald 12 Aug 2022
... address educator shortages through strategies to support recruitment, preparation and retention of teachers, paraprofessionals, education specialists and leaders; offer funds to local sites for a localized approached; develop and strengthen partnerships to address shortages.

Muri: Good news on the teacher front

Odessa American 12 Aug 2022
Armed with more than 400 new teachers and a pool of 500 substitutes, Ector County ISD is raring to go for this school year ... Asked if he thinks there are enough lawmakers to get on board with helping to get state funding for their districts, Muri said there are a lot of conversations around the teacher shortage in Texas right now.

Oklahoma lawmaker wants pandemic relief money allocated to teacher bonuses

Victoria Advocate 12 Aug 2022
One lawmaker said he’d like to see some of it used for teacher relocation and retention bonuses. The state got $2.3 billion in federal pandemic relief money from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) ... "Bonuses are a powerful tool to attract and retain teachers amid this national teacher shortage.

Cost of living: Teachers' union issues strike vote warning over pay

BBC News 12 Aug 2022
It was announced last month that teacher salaries will rise by 5% in September ... There are 26,600 teachers in Wales with the average pay at £39,009 ... That will put starting salaries for new teachers at £28,866, with those of more experienced classroom teachers rising to £44,450 ... "This pay offer takes the teacher pay gap since 2010 to 22.4%.

EDITORIAL: Teachers deserve our unconditional support

Tahlequah Daily Press 12 Aug 2022
Teachers these days are treated in the stereotypical manner of used car salespeople, tawdry lawyers, and as of late, journalists ... America's treatment of public school teachers is a national disgrace, so much so that some state legislatures have seen fit to pass measures to protect them ... Most "regular folks" in Oklahoma support teachers.

Cocke County School Board member retires, purchases also approved

The Newport Plain Talk 12 Aug 2022
Greg Sakata, whose daughter, Cassie, is an eighth grader at Edgemont, told the board that his daughter had been confronted by a teacher about her nose piercing ...Approve request to purchase student and teacher licenses from CEV Multimedia for $7,550 from Title IV funding for CTE classes for health science and public safety.

Free school lunches will be decided on November ballot

Fox31 Denver 12 Aug 2022
Some parents, teachers and advocates for ending hunger want free school lunches for every student to be a fixture in Colorado. Federal funding helped pay for school meals for students throughout the pandemic but many of the federal funding programs are ending this year ... "The need for funding long term was a question that they had.

Special session adjourns with approval of tax cut bill

Log Cabin Democrat 12 Aug 2022
The bill, which parks $50 million of the state’s $1.6 billion budget surplus in a fund to be used by the Arkansas Department of Education for a future grant program to address school safety needs in the state, is a key part of the Arkansas School Safety Commission’s ongoing work ... “…We must deal with [the issue of teacher pay] and deal with it now.”.

Hutchinson said Legislature didn't support spending surplus on teacher raises

Victoria Advocate 12 Aug 2022
(The Center Square) - Arkansas legislators designated a $1.6 billion surplus for tax breaks and school safety grants but did not take up teacher pay raises in a special session that ended Thursday.� ... Asa Hutchinson said he didn't have the support from lawmakers to use the funds for teacher pay raises.�.

Australian education ministers agree to draft national plan to combat teacher shortages

The Guardian 12 Aug 2022
Proposed plan will tackle workload, pay structures and attracting and retaining teachers, but does not address increased school funding Follow our ...

Special session ends with approval of tax cut bill

Evening Times 12 Aug 2022
The bill, which parks $50 million of the state’s $1.6 billion budget surplus in a fund to be used by the Arkansas Department of Education for a future grant program to address school safety needs in the state, is a key part of the Arkansas School Safety Commission’s ongoing work ... “…We must deal with [the issue of teacher pay] and deal with.

Awareness seminar held to promote girls' education in Shaheed Benazirabad

Urdu Point 12 Aug 2022
He was of the opinion that SMC Funds utilizing powers shall be held by female teachers as this office is receiving complaints regarding misappropriation of these funds as male chairman show negligence. He said that funds meant for girl students shall be delivered to them and enquiry would be conducted in case of any slackness.

Reading’s workers lobby town for share of COVID-19 hazard pay

Daily Times Chronicle 12 Aug 2022
“What we’re asking for is for all employees of the town and the various unions requesting funds to be treated equitably,” Jessica Bailey, the president of the Reading Teachers Association, told members of the town’s ARPA Advisory Committee (RAAC) during a meeting in Town Hall last week ... ARPA funds going fast.

Letter to the Editor: Educating Oklahoma

The Norman Transcript 12 Aug 2022
Oklahomans passed the lotto with the understanding that monies generated would go to the education budget, increasing the budget for teacher pay, retirement funding and building upgrades ... For many years, our children have been cheated out of extra funding we voted for.

Letter: Why I'm in favor of the Fair Share Amendment

The Berkshire Eagle 12 Aug 2022
Most voters know our public schools and public transportation systems need better funding resources. We can no longer depend on parent-teacher associations or real estate taxes for funding our schools — this means both our cities and rural schools.

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