KILLEEN, TX — The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees has unanimously accepted a proposed compensation plan that will include a 6.6% to 10% pay increase for teachers.
COMPENSATION PLAN APPROVED: The Killeen ISD Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to accept Superintendent Dr. John Craft's proposed compensation plan for school year 2019-2020 at Tuesday's board meeting.— KilleenISD (@KilleenISD_) July 24, 2019
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In the compensation plan, the district plans on investing $16.8 million in staff salaries.
Base salary for beginning teachers would rise to $50,300. Established teaching staff can expect a pay increase between 6.6% and 10%.
The investment comes after education finance reform legislation was approved by lawmakers through House Bill Three.