Pasco teachers and school employees deserve a raise just as much as their fellow educators in Richland and Kennewick.
We need competitive salaries in Eastern Washington to continually attract and retain teachers in the 9th District.
"Richland teachers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract that includes a 14.3 percent raise in 2018-19 over last year, and a raise of about 22 percent total.
It also means that just one Tri-City area school district — Pasco — doesn’t yet have a settlement with its teachers over raises."
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