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Teacher Pay
4:19 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Idaho Governor Signs Bill To Boost Teacher Pay

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signs the ''career ladder'' bill with lawmakers who backed the bill looking on.
Office of the Governor

Originally published on Thu April 2, 2015 4:31 pm

Idaho teachers could start seeing raises as soon as next fall after Governor Butch Otter signed a pay plan known as the “career ladder” into law Thursday.

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Idaho Teacher Pay
4:36 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Teachers Say Pay Plan Won’t Make Idaho More Attractive To Educators

Teachers and administrators testified before the Idaho House Education Committee on Tuesday.
Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue March 10, 2015 3:16 pm

Idaho school districts say the state needs to offer better pay if it’s going to attract qualified teachers -- or keep the ones it has.

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Idaho Teacher Pay
6:38 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Why So Many Idaho Politicians Say It's Time To Raise Teacher Pay

St. Maries school superintendent Joseph Kren says he struggles to get enough applications for open teacher jobs.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

Starting salary for Idaho teachers is lower than in Washington, Oregon, and three other surrounding states. Superintendents in Idaho border towns say that’s left them with shortages. Idaho lawmakers in both parties want to raise teacher salaries during the legislative session.

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