Some Texas teachers are starting the year with large salary hikes
Some of Texas’ best educators will see a hike in their pay this fall. The Teacher Incentive Allotment approved during the last legislative session will provide high-performing teachers a boost in pay toward a whopping six-figure salary. The pay hikes are meant to keep the best Texas teachers in the classroom.
One Galveston elementary teacher received a salary increase of $27,250, bringing her salary to $90,000, the Houston Chronicle reported.
This past spring, districts interested in applying for the allotment went through an intensive multistep application process that included a review of educator evaluation plans, student progress measurements, and robust stakeholder engagement, a press release from the Texas Education Agency explains.