Teaching innovations and classroom expenses.

Authors: Senator Pete Miller


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.