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Illinois to raise minimum teacher salary to $40,000 by 2023 to address statewide shortage

USATODAY.com Friday, 23 August 2019
By 2023, Illinois teachers will make at least $40,000, thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday.
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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill to raise the minimum salary for teachers to $40,000. According to the Huffington Post, the law aims to reach this minimum salary by 2023. The governor said this law indicates to students and their parents that they “value teachers.” He said: “I see the...

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