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Allegany County Board of Ed Ready for Teacher Raises

November 20th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Blueprint for Education program in the state of Maryland has five distinct pillars that it is using to elevate education.  Pillar Two of the Blueprint deals with hiring and retaining “high quality and diverse teachers and leaders.” Many counties in the state are still dealing with teacher shortages well into the school year. To that end, the starting salary for teachers will rise to $60,000 per year by 2026.  County School Superintendent Jeff Blank says Allegany is prepared for that…