Tennessee SB1856

Local Education Agencies - As enacted, authorizes LEAs to adopt a salary schedule that is identical in either structure or designated salary levels or both to the salary schedule the LEA had in place during the 2012-2013 school year, with such schedule containing steps for each year of service up to and including 20 years and for the attainment of advanced degrees at the level of masters, masters plus 45 hours of graduate credit, specialist in education and doctor of education or doctor of philosophy; the schedule may not result in the reduction of the salary of a teacher employed by the LEA at the time of the adoption of the salary schedule. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2; Title 49, Chapter 3 and Title 49, Chapter 5.