Green River Star -

By David Martin

Teachers seek cost adjustment


David Martin

Rep. John Freeman talks to members of the Green River Education Association about work to include a external cost adjustment for teachers.

"Seven thousand teachers, if we lose it, it's our own fault," Kindergarten Teacher Cindy Brandjord said about the state's teachers.

Brandjord is one of many teachers in Sweetwater County School District No. 2 concerned about the upcoming legislative session and discussion about an external cost adjustment within the legislature's school funding model.

One of the adjustments would result in teachers across the state receiving a cost of living allocation to help them keep up with inflationary pressures occurring in areas like southwestern Wyoming.

According to Pete Brandjord, business manager...

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