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Teacher salary petition drive nets 7,000 signatures

on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:15

I invited Nikki Haley to come explain to students why she was cutting $80 million from education when we had a billion dollar surplus. Still no RSVP.

Statewide teacher salary increases awaiting Haley's approval - Charleston City Paper

on Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:15

EdFirst's petition campaign, Restore Teacher Salaries, played a pivotal role in passing legislation that requires districts to resume step increases (additional pay for years of experience).

These increases had been frozen as part of the largest education cuts in the US during the recession.