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Money for DOE teachers' retro-payments sent

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by Jolene Toves

Guam - There is good news for Department of Education teachers. It was in March DOE superintendent Jon Fernandez and Guam Federation of Teachers president Tim Fedenko sent a letter to Governor Eddie Calvo requesting funds for retroactive increments and merit bonuses be released. Governor Calvo replied stating they were next on the list of liabilities to pay down promising they release of over $2 million this month depending on the reconciliation of DOE Business Office and DOA. Just today the governor in a letter thanking DOE teachers for their performance this past school year said, "I sent DOE the money for your retro increments just now!" Meanwhile according to DOE deputy superintendent Rob Malay the target deadline to get the retro checks out to teachers is Thursday June 5th. which is the last day of school.
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