The school district will vote on the proposal next week. Right now, their pay increase is a "step plan" which is based on years of experience.
If approved, a teacher would not receive a pay increase even if they earned an extra year of experience.
Last month, trustees approved a $2 billion budget that cut $83 million in spending.
HISD projects hundreds of teaching positions will be cut under the approved budget.
Average teacher salaries in the Houston-area