Kentucky Bill Aims To Reward Math And Science Teachers With Extra Cash

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill seeking to reward Kentucky teachers with extra money for guiding students through advanced math and science classes won approval from the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.The state’s initial yearly price …

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill seeking to reward Kentucky teachers with extra money for guiding students through advanced math and science classes won approval from the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

The state’s initial yearly price tag would be $1.2 million, but the incentives would spur teachers to steer more students to take Advanced Placement exams in math and science, said Sen. Ken Winters, the bill sponsor.

Families would benefit by having students earn college credits while still in high school, he said.

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