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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1961 NO. 84 > Dec 14 1961

(1) Where several senior members on the teaching staff of a school district during the school year 1960-61 have retired or transferred from the district their salaries need not be considered by the district in fixing the basis on which salaries must be increased pursuant to the 1961 appropriation act. (2) Where the salary of any classroom teacher in a district is increased beyond the amount stated in an existing contract by virtue of the increase required under the 1961 appropriation law, the contract should be amended to reflect the increase.