JCPS teachers to get raises, high-needs schools getting extra cash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jefferson County educators are finding raises. 

Lecturers in the West Conclusion and in other substantial-demands educational institutions will see even bigger bumps in their paychecks. 

Officers from Jefferson County General public Colleges and the Jefferson County Teachers Association are scheduled to announce a established of payment modifications in a joint push meeting Friday early morning, but particulars of the tentative agreement ended up confirmed to The Courier Journal Thursday night. 

Beginning following college 12 months, educators will see 4% across-the-board raises, in addition $1,000 a person-time stipends.

Given that teachers would also get their standard “phase raises,” educators may well see “a put together pay back increase… of 8%” or far more, according to a information shared with JCTA members Thursday.

Track record: Should really West Conclusion teachers be compensated a lot more? 

On best of that, teachers in Accelerated Enhancement Faculties and all those in the “Decision Zone” — a established of 13 faculties in the West Conclude that will acquire supplemental supports below JCPS’ new college student assignment prepare — will get an extra $8,000 each and every calendar year commencing in the 2023-24 university 12 months.