Charleston County School Board reverses vote on own pay raises

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston County's School Board voted Thursday to reverse a previous vote giving themselves a substantial pay raise.

Board members voted 5-4 to rescind their decision during July 17's board meeting to pass the controversial proposal.

With the July 17 vote, the board changed it's own pay scale from $25 per day, capped at $1,000 a year, to an annual salary of $14,000. The proposal also called for Charleston County's 50 constituent board members to would begin making more than $7,200 yearly as part of the new pay structure.

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