Tag: teacher salaries
City schools look to increase teacher and staff salaries
To help retain and attract teachers and staff to Harrisonburg schools, the school board is proposing “significant” salary increases across the system for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. That’s among the highlights of budget proposal school board members began working on Tuesday.
‘Scary for democracy’ versus ‘big government control’: Candidates for governor rest their cases
Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin took their bus tours through the Shenandoah Valley on Thursday to make their closing arguments before Tuesday’s gubernatorial election. Both framed the race as offering stark choices with sweeping consequences — just for different reasons, as they staked out opposing positions on education, how to spur economic growth and hot-button social issues that tend to fire up their respective bases.
City schools to update U.S. history lessons to more clearly spell out slavery’s role
The city schools will update textbooks and curriculum this fall to more directly acknowledge slavery and white supremacy in U.S. history — changes that a state commission had recommended last year.