Tight budgets slow teacher contracts and raises in Kansas

10/6/2009 | Lawrence Journal-World (Kansas)

Budget restraints in Kansas are stalling teacher contracts in a fifth of the state's school districts, and teachers working under recently negotiated contracts have seen a median pay raise of 1.2%, compared with 4% increases in the previous two years, according to the Kansas Association of School Boards. Some districts are offering teachers one-time payments because further budget cuts are expected next year.

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