Introduced Senate Bill (S)

Authored by

DIGEST

Requires the office of management and budget to develop a teacher innovation grant program that provides grants to teachers for the development of innovative ideas that are designed to improve student outcomes and that are scalable and replicable within a school or across a school corporation. Provides a $4,000,000 state general fund appropriation to the teacher innovation fund to provide grants. Establishes a classroom expense program and fund to provide an annual advance to educators to pay for items that qualify for the federal income tax deduction for educator expenses. Requires the office of management and budget to develop a teacher innovation grant program that provides grants to teachers for the development of innovative ideas that are designed to improve student outcomes and that are scalable and replicable within a school or across a school corporation. Provides a $4,000,000 state general fund appropriation to the teacher innovation fund to provide grants. Establishes a classroom expense program and fund to provide an annual advance to educators to pay for items that qualify for the federal income tax deduction for educator expenses.