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W.Va. Education Committee ups teacher raise

March 3, 2014
Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The House Education Committee has voted to increase pay for West Virginia teachers and service personnel significantly.

The amended bill increases teacher salaries $6,000 across-the-board over three years. Pay would increase $1,000 the first year, $2,000 the next, and $3,000 the third.

As the bill stands Monday, service personnel would see a $3,000 raise over three years.

The bill was introduced by Delegate David Walker after he expressed concern over a proposal to give teachers a $1,500 raise. He said not including service personnel beyond the already allotted 2 percent was discriminatory.

When the Senate voted on the bill last week, it granted teachers an $834 raise.

Several members spoke out in opposition to the bill, calling it fiscally irresponsible.

The bill will go to House Finance.

 
 

 

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