BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County School Board affirmed pay raises for teachers and administrators Tuesday night in a unanimous vote.
Teachers will receive a 3.5-percent base pay raise retroactive to August, a rate agreed upon in January and ratified by teachers earlier this month after months of negotiations between bargaining teams for the school district and the teachers union.
That's a bigger raise than the 2.75 percent teachers got last year. The raises also include performance-based increases.
Salaries for district and school administrators will go up, too, with employees in both categories receiving a 2-percent market adjustment. School administration employees also will receive performance-based increases.
"It's a great feeling" to approve the pay raises, School Board chair Susan Duval said. "It's well deserved on the part of the instructional staff and the administrative staff."
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