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Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of February 23, 2022
75 Years Ago -  Feb. 20, 1947 MacKinnon Bill to raise pay of teachers — Passage of the MacKinnon bill, supported by the Maine Congress of Parents and Teachers and the Maine Teachers Association during hearings in Augusta, resulted in an increase of about one-third in state school funds received by Presque Isle, but the increase did not entirely meet the cost of higher teacher salaries which followed raising the minimum to $1,500 per year.
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