By John Glidden
The Vallejo City Unified School District is having a problem providing enough substitute teachers, so the board of education increased the daily pay of subs, during a recent meeting of the trustees.
The board unanimously approved a $20 increase — from $125 to $145 — for day-to-day subs, while long-term substitutes will receive $155, per day.
The impact for is the district is approximately $150,000, district officials said.
“Right now, we are not competitive with Fairfield (Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District) and other districts — with regard to our substitute pay — therefore our substitutes are choosing to go other places than coming here,” said VCUSD Superintendent Ramona Bishop, to the board.