The TUSD Governing Board unanimously voted to spend $1 million on salary adjustments to a targeted group of longtime teachers whose pay has stagnated.

The teachers, who have been with Tucson Unified School District for a significant number of years, have become victims of salary compression. While raises for current teachers have been limited by annual budget cuts, new hires often come in at higher pay.

How many teachers, which ones and how much they could receive will be determined following an analysis to identify what teachers are being paid and how close they are in pay to others, newly-seated TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez said.

Read more of this story Wednesday in the Arizona Daily Star and on StarNet.