Month: January 2022

House Passes Teacher Pay Raise Bill

Today, the Mississippi House passed HB 530, the House version of the teacher pay plan, another step toward a historic salary increase for teachers. House Education Chairman Richard Bennett gave a passionate speech in support of the pay raise, extolling the excellent work of Mississippi teachers and urging his colleagues to recognize their efforts with a …

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House Teacher Pay Plan Brings More Good News

Today, House Education Chairman Richard Bennett introduced HB 530, the House version of the teacher pay plan, or START Act. The bill, which increases substantially starting teacher pay and teacher pay overall, was taken up and passed in the Appropriations Committee.  Chairman Bennett lauded the progress that Mississippi teachers have made in improving student achievement …

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Senate Announces Teacher Pay Raise Plan

Today, Senate Education Chairman Dennis DeBar announced the Senate’s teacher pay raise plan.  Making the announcement at the Stennis Capitol Press Forum, the chairman explained that the proposal reflects the concerns and priorities that teachers expressed in listening sessions he held around the state, as well as feedback provided to the Education Committee in its …

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