Governor John Bel Edwards is proposing a $400 annual pay raise for teachers in Louisiana and $200 for support staff. Teachers groups across the state are not happy about this paltry amount which is $33 a month for teachers and $16.50 for support workers.
State lawmakers are gearing up for the fall elections. One thing they are looking to is the legislative session this spring. Governor John Bel Edwards is proposing a $1,000 annual pay raise for teachers. He is also pushing for a minimum wage for Louisiana.
Governor John Bel Edwards is proposing a pay raise for teachers. He plans to ask lawmakers to bump up teacher pay by $1,000 a year. But leaders from the state's largest teacher unions says that is simply not enough.