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    Lee County teachers reach deal for pay raise, 11.5% increase for most senior instructors

    October 3, 2023 // Think of the pay scale of a slinky. Right now, it’s squashed, or compressed, together. This means there’s not much room between the salaries of employees with little experience and those with many years of classroom experience. To fix this, the school district came to the table with $32 million in funding for pay raises. The hangup was figuring out how to spend it across the bands. A band is essentially a defined range of years of experience. There are more than 6,000 TALC employees in the district, and the total number of Lee County employees is approximately 10,000.