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Teacher contracts ratified

Minimum raise for 2018-2019 is $1,700

National Honor Society students graduating from GBHS were recognized at Monday's school board meeting.

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Teachers at Great Bend USD 428 will receive a minimum pay raise of $1,700 for the 2018-2019 school year, Superintendent Khris Thexton said after Monday’s school board meeting. The base pay for a starting teacher will increase from $36,400 to $37,700.

Pay of teachers as a whole will increase by 5 percent, but that isn’t an across-the-board raise; some will receive more and some will receive less.
“Everybody will get horizontal and vertical movement,” Thexton said of the teachers’ placement on the district salary grid.
Teachers’ cost for insurance will stay the same, as will ...

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