HISD considers changes to bonus plan for teachers

There may be changes coming to the bonus pay plan for teachers due to the budget shortfall.

March 9, 2011 5:58:32 AM PST
Trustees with the Houston school district are considering changes to how much teachers get in bonuses. Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier first proposed the reform, which could save the district more than $4.5 million. The Houston Chronicle reports that immediate reductions are planned in the wake of state funding cuts.

A bigger overhaul could come after next year. Last year, more than $24 million was spent just on bonuses.

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