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Tennessee Governor commits to increased teacher pay

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced plans to make sure Tennessee has the highest increase in teacher pay in the country before he leaves office.

source: Educationnews.org

source: Educationnews.org

It’s part of a bigger push for education reform the governor has been a part of since he came into office

Haslam is quote in a release from his office saying,  “Teachers are the single most important factor in student achievement, and higher accountability for teachers and proven results should be met with better rewards.”

There have been significant improvements across the state of Tennessee in the three years Haslam has been in office.

You read the entire release here.

There are also articles you can read at Action News 5, the Commercial Appeal, The Tennessean, The Memphis Business Journal among others.

 

 

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