Skip to comments.Texas Senate passes bill allowing teacher furloughs, pay cuts
Posted on 06/07/2011 6:13:23 PM PDT by TLI
AUSTIN -- The Texas Senate approved legislation Monday to allow school districts to furlough personnel and reduce teachers' salaries as parents and educators sounded off against $4 billion in state education cuts in a phone-in town hall meeting.
Sen. Florence Shapiro, R-Plano, chairwoman of the Education Committee, said SB8, approved by an 18-12 vote, would give school districts more flexibility to respond to budget constraints without firing teachers. More controversial measures moving through the Texas House would enlarge class sizes and eliminate a long-standing minimum salary schedule for teachers.
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Just like everyone else.
They’re avoiding the elephant in the room—the astronomical cost of educating illegal immigrants’ children.
No free ride, no protected status. If the teachers and their lobby want to push a liberal agenda and educate what should be mexican school children they can all get out early and have a picnic.
Because when the allotted money is gone, school is OUT.
A good piece of legislation that will force the drones who run government schools to butt heads with the tax eating government school special interests. I hope they all get migraines.