Carroll County teachers turn out, make case for raises ahead of budget adoption

More than 50 people came to the Wednesday, Feb. 6, public hearing for the Carroll County Board of Education’s proposed 2020 budget, many of them teachers dressed in red who used their three minutes of public comment back to back for nearly an hour to ask for pay raises and the appreciation they say the raises would signify. “I try to avoid being redundant when delivering my messages,” said Carroll County Education Association President Teresa McCulloh, who also spoke about salary increases at the January and December BOE meetings. “However, recently, I have been a recipient at many meetings in several settings of repeated promises, pledges and vows from elected officials. I continue to hear over and over that educators’ raises and compensation is a top priority,” she said. (Carr. Co. Times)

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