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Lawton Public Schools will use COVID-19 relief funds for staff wages

Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 5:06 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Public Schools staff will receive raises and bonuses this school year from federal COVID-19 relief funds.

Returning certified employees such as teachers, principals and administrators will see a $1,000 added to their yearly salary. New employees will have an additional $500.

New or returning supporting staff will have a 50 cent raise added to their hourly pay.

Both certified and supporting staff working for the district last year will have a $500 bonus at the beginning of the school year.

At Christmas, certified employees will receive a $1,500 bonus while new or returning supporting staff will have a $1,000 bonus.

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