How One District’s Energy Savings Paid for Higher Teacher Salaries

By Lilia Geho
Originally published October 20, 2022 EdWeek

Five years ago, Arkansas’ Batesville School District had some of the lowest teacher salaries of the five districts in its county. But legislation passed by the state in 2019 that enabled nonprofits to receive the net metering of the energy they produce as a profit changed all of that.