With full state coffers and bipartisan support, Texas teachers are hopeful they’ll get a raise this year

The COVID-19 pandemic, inflation and burnout have pummeled teachers in the last few years. Lawmakers from both parties agree they should get a pay bump — but it won’t happen without some negotiation.

By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune
Posted 1/31/23

 Laura Herrera’s salary has barely gone up in her 20 years of teaching — about $700 in all.The San Antonio-area teacher takes home about $3,700 a month. About $1,400 goes to rent, and the …

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