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Teachers to see $3,000 raise under Georgia budget agreement

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia teachers and other certified school employees will see a $3,000 raise under the $27.5 billion spending proposal headed to Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk.

The 2020 general budget, which begins July 1, was agreed to Thursday by both the state House and Senate.

Of the $611 million added over last year’s budget, nearly 90 percent — $550 million — will go to the teacher pay raises.

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