Arkansas Lawmakers Working to Raise Teaching Salaries
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The Joint Education Committee on Monday finished putting together its recommendations for the state public school budget. One recommendation is increasing the starting salary for teachers.
On Monday, the committee voted to raise the minimum teacher salary to $31,000.
The recommendations will have to be reviewed by the President Pro-tempore of the Senate and Speaker of the House. The Governor’s deadline to finalize the budget is November 13.
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