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Mississippi House Education Committee suggests $9 per week pay raise for teachers

The MS House education committee passed a bill calling for a $1000 pay raise for teachers, phased in over two years.

The $500 per year raise comes out to roughly $9.61 per week, before taxes.

The total cost of this pay raise would come in at over $100 million.

The Bill now goes for further discussion.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

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