teacher pay

Despite bipartisan opposition, Senate passes bill changing sick-leave pay for teacher retirees

BY: - February 14, 2024

FRANKFORT — A few Senate Republicans joined Democrats in voting against a measure that would change how Kentucky teachers are paid for accumulated sick leave when they retire, but the bill received enough votes to pass Wednesday.  Some Republicans argued Senate Bill 4 was necessary to ensure the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) can continue to pay […]

House budget falls short of providing competitive teacher salaries, say Kentucky school administrators

BY: - January 29, 2024

FRANKFORT — Kentucky school districts would be unable to offer competitive teacher salaries under the state budget proposed in the Kentucky House, according to a survey of Kentucky school administrators. The Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) says 96% of respondents said the “proposed budget increase will not enable the district to attract and retain […]