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By Izumi Hansen
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Teachers' compensation progress called 'frustrating'

 


Testifiers praised bipartisan work, but “disappointment” and “frustration” frequented their statements at the first hearings for Senate and House bills that address teacher compensation in the 2016 state legislative session.

Teacher compensation is a part of basic education, which must be fully funded by 2018 under the Washington State Supreme Court's McCleary decision. The court determined local tax levies have paid teacher salaries, which the justices found to be unconstitutional. Since August, the court has held the state in contempt for not producing plans to fully fund basic education from a reliable resource. That order carries a $100,000 per day penalty until the court’s...



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