Teachers make more of a difference than the buildings they teach in

Aug. 10, 2017 at 4:45 p.m.

Editor, the Advocate:

I will not be voting for the current VISD bond proposal. I think there is too much fat in this issue of the proposal.

Students learn from teachers, not from the buildings they are taught in.

At the present time, I do not think that VISD pays its teachers a livable income. The proposed increase might cover the cost of health insurance, which is a continuing problem for teachers. I would like to see a factual statement of teachers' pay with deductions, with the proposed pay raise and with present pay.

Teachers are more important than buildings - and more important than most of the items listed in this bond proposal.

Eyvon Magnia, Victoria



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