KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – The Board of Education for Kingsport City Schools unanimously approved a pay increase for all employees.
The budget proposal was presented for consideration Tuesday night, which includes a roughly 2% cost of living increase, and an average salary/step increase of 2% for all employees.
Salary improvements account for more than $1.7 million of the proposed budget.
The budget also included new teacher positions.
The board approved the raises 5-0.
Now it will go on to the City of Kingsport for approval.
That meeting will take place on Monday.
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