Yankton School Board approve pay raise for teachers

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Yankton School Board approved teacher contracts for the next school year that include a seven percent raise.

Superintendent Wayne Kindle gave the legislature credit for the budget increase.

Kindle says the state aid formula helps districts with rising enrollment.

Kindle says they expect to see continued growing enrollment.

Kindle says negotiations with the Yankton Education Association were handled with one evening session.