School Board Concerned About Teacher Supplements
Last updated 5/6/2021 at 9:47am
On Monday evening, members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed disappointment and concern that no money for increasing teaching supplements has been included in the county budget proposed by County Manager Jaime Laughter.
The Board of Education had requested an increase in local current expenses of $763,122. The county managerâ€™s proposed budget includes an increase of $57,549, with another $104,543 to be held in reserve to meet a potential 2 percent increase in state salaries for teachers.
Teachers who are paid out of local funds must receive the same salary and bene...