Cherokee School District concerned about $300,000 pay raise expense

Superintendent Donna Anderson discussed the teacher walkout and pay raise events of the past three weeks with the Cherokee Board of Education Monday night.

“I've been asked when I think this walkout will be over, and I don't have the answer to that,” she said. “I'm not sure where the line is – where no more will be done, and where more needs to be done, so more funds go to our kids in the classroom. It is a historic time in Oklahoma,” she said.

The superintendent said because the Cherokee School District is not on the school funding formula because of healthy tax collections in the district, t...

 

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