teacher pay raise

Mississippi teacher pay raise plan inches forward in Senate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Senate is pushing forward with a plan to increase some of the lowest teacher salaries in the United States. Senators unanimously passed a bill Thursday to give most Mississippi teachers and teachers' assistants a $1,000 pay raise during…

Local educators react to potential pay raise

Good news for educators in the state of Mississippi as the Senate Education Committee kept the pay raise issue alive by amending House Bill 852. It would give most teachers a $1,000 pay raise during the year…

Mississippi legislature to discuss teacher pay raises

Our state legislators are once again mulling over pay increases for teachers. A Senate bill unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday. It would give certified teachers with three or more years of experience a $1,000…

Mississippi lt. governor: Teacher pay a priority in 2021

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann says giving teachers a pay raise will be the most important issue he pushes during the 2021 legislative session. The state has had some of the lowest teacher salaries in the nation for…

Teacher pay raise dies in legislature

Educators across the Coast are reacting after a proposed pay raise for state teachers died in the legislature yesterday. The Senate passed a bill in February to give most teachers a $1,000 pay raise and a larger raise for newer…

Teacher pay raise is off the agenda

A proposed teacher pay raise has died at the Mississippi Capitol because of budget concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. In early February, the Senate passed a bill to provide a $1,000 pay raise to most teachers and teacher assistants during…

Tate Reeves reveals teacher pay raise proposal

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Tate Reeves visited public school teachers in Gulfport today. Reeves revealed his seven goal plan to improve the state for working teachers. A few of the highlights included raising teacher starting salaries to regional average in two…

MDE Finalizes Teacher Pay Raise Total

In consultation with school districts, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has determined that 40,991 teachers and teacher assistants are eligible for the state-funded, $1,500 pay raise.   The number of teaching positions is an increase from the original estimate…

Lawmakers approve $1,500 teacher pay raise

Mississippi lawmakers have given final approval for a $1,500 pay raise for teachers beginning July 1st. The House voted 88-27 to approve changes to the pay schedule for teachers, sending it to Governor Phil Bryant for his approval or veto.…

Teacher pay raise plan heads to Mississippi House

A $1,000 pay raise for Mississippi teachers is heading for debate in the state House. The proposal is in Senate Bill 2770, which cleared the House Education Committee on Monday and the Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. Senators had proposed paying…

TEACHER PAY RAISE PASSES SENATE

The State Senate is staying true to their word in making education a priority. A pay increase was passed for teachers, teacher assistants, librarians, and counselors. More than 35- thousand educators would be paid $1000 more yearly if the bill…

Possible teacher pay increase

It is day two of the state legislative session and one of the hot topics is sure to be a possible pay raise for Mississippi teachers. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and Lt. Governor Tate Reeves said before the 2019 session…