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Governor Proposes Emergency Budget With Bonuses For School Personnel

Governor Proposes Emergency Budget With Bonuses For School Personnel

At a briefing Feb. 4, Governor Roy Cooper unveiled an emergency state budget proposal that would allocate recent federal COVID-19 relief funds and additional state money for pandemic response. A chief recommendation in the proposal would provide a $2,500 bonus to all teachers and principals in public schools and a $1,500 bonus to all non-certified staff.