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Texas Legislature 2019

Gov. Greg Abbott raves about Dallas' teacher incentive pay program. But it's hard to replicate.

Dallas ISD spearheaded a program that floods its low-performing schools with the best resources, including highly rated educators who get paid large stipends. Lawmakers want to see it expanded.

Natasha Boone high fives a student as they went over a story the class was reading Jan. 14, 2019 at Edward Titche Elementary School in the Pleasant Grove area of Dallas*.

Recruiting top teachers


Kids "begging to stay in class"

Damien Stovall, Principal of Edward Titche Elementary School on Jan. 14, 2019.

Can it be expanded?

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