Bill to stop use of state education funds for recruitment bonuses fails in Senate

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Duncan Banner

Mar 13, 12:00 AM

Bill to stop use of state education funds for recruitment bonuses fails in Senate

A measure to prohibit the use of state funds for recruitment bonuses for teachers failed narrowly in the Senate 22-20 Tuesday. Retired educator Sen. Ron Sharp said he authored Senate Bill 57 to stop the unfair practice of virtual charter schools rewarding teachers financially with state appropriated dollars for successfully recruiting other teachers and students to their schools in the middle of the school year.

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