Stories tagged: teacher salaries
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants to raise taxes and funnel nearly $4 billion more into schools over the next two years
Gov. Jay Inslee unveils a plan to spend more for schools and pay for it with tax increases
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
Comparing teacher pay takes time, but lawmakers told patience running out
Determining how much teachers should be paid is a complicated task, consultants tell lawmakers.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
Snohomish County schools offer top teacher salaries in state
Six of Snohomish County’s school districts top the list for offering the highest teacher salaries in the state. Everett School District pays the most, with a top base salary of …
Fri., June 12, 2015
Senators propose new way of paying teachers, school employees
OLYMPIA – A bipartisan group of senators unveiled a plan for a major shift in the way teachers and other public school employees are paid, with the state shouldering its …
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
Editorial: Critical decisions in offing for Idaho education
Idaho education, directionless after budget cuts, teacher losses and overwhelming public rejection two years ago of the so-called Luna laws, could be at a turning point this week. The Idaho …
Fri., Feb. 28, 2014
Washington state Senate passes budget proposal
OLYMPIA – With strong bipartisan support, the Senate passed a budget plan described by supporters and opponents more in terms of what it doesn’t do than what it does. It …
Tue., March 5, 2013
Panel backs restoring teacher pay
BOISE – Idaho would restore cuts to state funding for teacher salaries made over the past three years under a public schools budget set Monday by a legislative committee. Five …
Tue., March 6, 2012
Idaho plan spends more on schools
BOISE – Idaho schools would see a small spending boost on the heels of last year’s cuts, under a budget set by the Idaho Legislature’s joint budget committee Monday. Minority …
Thu., April 14, 2011
Senate’s school cut plan may not add up
OLYMPIA – School districts around the state might have to “eat” a cut in teacher salaries being proposed by Senate budget writers because they won’t be able to reduce pay, …