Alabama lawmakers approve teacher pay raise

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By KIM CHANDLER
Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama lawmakers have approved the largest teacher pay raise in a generation.

The Alabama House of Representatives on Wednesday gave final approval to the education trust fund budget that increases the minimum starting salaries for K-12 teachers in public schools.

The budget bill now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey for her signature. Teachers with nine or more years of experience would get raises ranging from 5% to nearly 21% for those with 35 years of classroom experience.

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4/6/2022 12:30:33 PM (GMT -5:00)

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