By CASEY JUNKINS
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
The difference? Both county commissioners and state lawmakers are part-time positions.
While being responsible for the education and safety of children — not to mention having to repay student loans and continuously upgrade their own credentials — West Virginia teachers are asking for more than the 2 percent pay raise recently passed by the state House. With the average salary now at $45,622, the average teacher would see about an $800 increase next year.
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