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Salary Increase Leads To More Teacher Applicants

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Metro school officials said they have seen a significant increase in applications for new teachers this school year.

According to school leaders, more than 1,000 people applied for about 540 available teaching positions with the district. Schools officials said the increase corresponds with the increase in the starting salary, which is now $40,000 dollars a year, a $5,500 increase over last year.

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