and members of the Kentucky General Assembly:
In this session, Kentucky Education Commissioner Gene Wilhoit and key legislative leaders discuss Kentuckys most urgent needs in addressing the growing shortage of teachers. They discuss the single salary schedule and the possibilities that development of a new compensation program would bring to Kentucky teachers. They also talk about the addition of days to the school calendar and the potential effectiveness of signing bonuses and other strategies that could help Kentucky recruit teachers more competitively.
KETs 2001-2002 interim legislative coverage includes online video of several meetings of the Interim Joint Committee on Education and its Subcommittee on Teacher Compensation.
This video coverage is provided by KET by arrangement with the Kentucky School Boards Association. Opinions expressed by conference speakers are their own.