Education Plan Cuts Thousands Of Teacher's Pay Raises - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/16/05

Education Plan Cuts Thousands Of Teacher's Pay Raises

They were expecting a pay raise September 1st, but it turns out about 8,000 Texas teachers will not receive one after all.

Governor Rick Perry signed an education budget, but it does not include a pay raise for teacher's who earn the state minimum. Perry's office blames the legislature, which is still struggling to revamp the way Texans pay for public schools.

The current special session ends Friday.

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