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HOUSTON Under a new proposal, HISD will award bonuses to summer school teachers that help students who didn t pass state exams.

Teachers for ninth through twelfth graders would receive $50 an hour--$10-$20 more than usual. Teacher could also get a bonus of up to $10,000 if they help students pass the text or improve a level when they retake it in July.

Superintendent Terry Grier plans to ask the school board to approve the plan on Thursday.

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