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Assistant teacher pay raise revived in MS House

By: Magnolia Tribune - March 13, 2015

Mississippi House tries to revive pay raise for assistant teachers

JACKSON, Mississippi — The Mississippi House is trying to revive a plan to give a pay raise to assistant teachers.

The current base salary of the state’s roughly 6,000 assistants is $12,500 a year, although some local districts provide supplements.

The House voted in February to give assistant teachers a $2,500 bump, at a cost of $15 million, raising base salaries to $15,000. Senators recently killed that plan.

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3/12/15

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