Teachers Win Raises in La.’s New Budget
Nearly 10 months after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, state lawmakers approved a $26.7 billion budget that delivers teachers a pay raise of $1,500.
The budget also makes key changes to how funding is distributed to districts most severely affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The goal of those changes is to ease the financial impact from the loss of displaced students and allow the districts to...
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