Reports Volume 13-18

Reports Volume 13-18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...1, 1917, the teacher after three years of service would be in receipt of compensation at the rate of $744 per annum, whereas by reason of the increase granted on September 1, 1918, and the increase proposed by the School Committee to take eflect January 1, 1920, these teachers on November 1, 1920, will be in receipt of $1,368. The following table shows the salary increases granted 011 September 1, 1918, to elementary teachers on maximum on November 1, 1917, and the increases proposed by the School Committee to be granted January 1, 1920: November 1, 1917........ $1,175 September 1, 191s _. 1,368 January 1, 1920........ 1,752 The elementary assistants in June of this year requested an increase of $288, which in the opinion of the Finance Commission is the increase which these teachers should now receive. The commission is of the Pmi11, in view of the present high tax rate ($23-60) and the possibility of a reduction in the future in the cost of living, that considering the other provisions made for the benefit of the teachers of Boston (noncontributory pension system and year's leave of absence on half pay after every seventh year of service) this amount of $288 would be an adequate increase, especially as the majority of the elementary teachers, who constitute the bulk of the teaching force, have not yet reached their maximum salary and would receive In addition to this increase of $288 their annual increment for the year 1920 of $96, or a total of $384. Another factor to which the Finance Commission wishes to direct your attention is found on pages 216 and 217 of its report, where a detailed discussion is set forth as to the small number of teachers abandoning the profession for a business career. In addition to the twenty-seven...
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  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 816g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236898060
  • 9781236898067