Bryant Signs Mississippi Teacher Pay Raise

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Governor Phil Bryant has signed a bill giving the state’s 34,000 teachers and assistant teachers a $1500 per year pay raise beginning July 1. Bryant signed Senate Bill 2770 yesterday, three weeks after legislators agreed on the plan. The Mississippi Department of Education says that before the raises, teachers in the state received an average of $44,659, over $6000 less than the Southeastern average. The annual minimum salary for assistant teachers will also increase from $12,500 to $14,000.

 


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3 Comments on "Bryant Signs Mississippi Teacher Pay Raise"

  1. What about cafeteria workers,bus drivers and custodians?

  2. We are forgetting about them they are hard workers too. They have to deal with kids.

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