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BETHEL: Pay disparities in school district

I’m writing to bring to light the disparity between the Bethel School District employees and the managers, assistant managers, head of facilities, etc.

We classified employees – custodial, food service, maintenance workers, para-educators – were all cut way back due to a shortage of money. We have not gotten one cost-of-living increase in five years, we have not gotten one penny of a raise. In fact, lots of people lost their jobs, and 220-day people were cut back to 180 days. We now have a huge workload.

We just learned that the managers each got an additional 10 days vacation!

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