Title: School board wants equal pay for student;Unanimous vote supports $6,000 paycheck for teen member
By: Elisabeth Hulette
Date: April 3, 2008
The county Board of Education agrees its one student member is equal to her adult counterparts and should be treated and paid equally. The members even voted yesterday - unanimously, 8-0 - to say so.
The vote was spurred by discussion of a state bill that gives adult board members their expected raise earlier than planned. But the bill also would keep the student member working for a lower salary than the adult board members.... (click title for full article)