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Controversial Teacher Pay Bill Killed In Senate, Done For Session

The House killed a bill Thursday that would have allowed superintendents to increase pay for teachers outside of the traditional collective bargaining process with a teacher’s union. The controversial SB 10 aimed to help school superintendents attract and retain teachers by allowing them to increase teacher pay at their own discretion and outside of the collective […]

Senate Kills Bill That Would Have Bypassed Teachers Unions

Senate President Pro Tem David Long announced Thursday the Senate would not move forward with House Bill 1004, which would have allowed school districts to offer teachers in hard to fill areas more money without consulting a teacher’s union. The bill was largely controversial because teachers unions said the law would pit teachers against one another: […]

Bill To Help Fund School Buses Likely Won’t Help School Districts

SB 280 wants to help school districts like Ft. Wayne Community Schools fund school transportation. (photo credit: jason.kuffer/ flickr) Over the last decade, school districts across the state have cut bus routes to save money – making moving students to and from school a much bigger chore. A bill that passed the state Senate aims to free […]

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