Carthage School Board approves plan to hire more substitutes
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage School Board approved a plan aimed at hiring more substitute teachers.
Under the new plan, retired teachers and paraprofessionals would see a pay increase of $20/day of substitute teaching.
The plan also adds incentives for substitutes who work long-term in a classroom, like when a regular teacher is on maternity leave.
The district is also hiring up to 12 full-time substitutes, who will be available when the district needs them.
They area also making substitute pay consistent across the district.
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