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House panel punts on plan to reward teachers working in low-income schools

Feb 2, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The House Education Committee adjourned abruptly Thursday, leaving in limbo a bill that would offer bonus pay to effective teachers willing to work with low-income students.

HB212 would pay a bonus of $5,000 ccc with annual increases up to $10,000 ccc when one of the state's top-performing 5 percent of teachers works at one of the 92 most economically-challenged schools.

Teacher performance would be based on their median growth percentile, or MGP, a measurement of how much improvemen

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