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COMMUNITY OPINION: Union says Hollister teachers are tired, hurt and angry

HESTA writes about what teachers have experienced this year, as well as the effects of the Hollister School District's reported budget crisis.

Shawn Tennenbaum told the board that due to COVID-19 there is a significant shortage of substitutes and that it was important to provide pay rates that are competitive with surrounding school districts. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School District approves raise in substitute teacher pay

Competitive job market and increased demand for their services have reduced substitutes’ availability.