Trustee Elizabeth Santos initially proposed at $5,000 pay raise for teachers, but the board later cut it in half before voting to approve it. In a separate vote, the board unanimously approved the 2021-2022 school budget.
#HISD Board of Education unanimously approves the proposed 2021-2022 budget, with an amendment for a $2500 increase in teacher pay in addition to the step increase for those on the teacher pay step schedule.
— Houston ISD (@HoustonISD) June 11, 2021
This was HISD interim superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan’s final board meeting. At the end of the meeting, trustees gave her a standing ovation and presented her with a plaque.
The Board of Trustees is set to hold a final vote on superintendent finalist Millard House III on Monday, June 14.
This is a developing story. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.
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