Wake Ed

March 18, 2014

Asking for a big funding increase to raise Wake County school employee pay

Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill wants county commissioners to provide $39.1 million more this year, with $29.1 million going toward a 3.5-percent pay raise for all school employees.

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