CPS board approves increase in officiating pay, new legislative priorities

Let us tell you that the Columbia School Board in its regular board meeting on Monday evening

Unanimously approved the increase in the substitute teacher base pay rates.

The Columbia Public Schools administration recommended the increase as part of an effort to better recruit and retain substitute teachers.

As per the board documents,

The district increased its salaries to compare and become more competitive with the surrounding districts.

Compared to surrounding districts, Columbia Public Schools has a low substitute teacher base pay rate.