AUSTIN – Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, today filed SB 3 providing a $5,000 annual salary increase for every classroom teacher in Texas.
"The most important investment we can make in education is in our teachers. They are the key factor in preparing our students for success," Senator Nelson, a former teacher, said. "Teaching has always been a labor of love, but we need to elevate the profession, recruit the best and brightest to the classrooms and compensate our teachers for the critical role they play in shaping the future of Texas."
Senator Jane Nelson represents District 12, including portions of Tarrant and Denton Counties. She is Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the highest-ranking Republican in the Texas Senate.
State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, today announced $10 million in funds from the General Appropriations Act, SB 1,will be distributed to a local nonprofit, Ranch Hands Rescue, and dedicated to supporting survivors of human trafficking.Read More