This morning, Governor Northam announced his proposed budget amendments to the Joint Money Committees. The Governor's proposal includes approximately $88 million to increase the previously approved 3% teacher pay raise to a 5% pay raise, effective July 1, 2019. Also included is approximately $36 million to fund additional school counselor positions.
For more information, you can access the Governor's Press release here.
You can access the Governor's proposed budget amendments here. (Type Education in the box at the top left to see only the education-related amendments).
The presentation provided to the Joint Money Committees by the Secretary of Finance can be accessed here.
The presentation provided by Dan Timberlake, Director of the Department of Budget and Finance can be accessed here.