The Orange County School Board approved Tuesday, June 28 a $10 minimum wage for Orange County Public Schools employees, effective July 1.
The increase for the 2016-17 school year is up from $9 in 2015-16.
Classified non-instructional employees who are not affected by the minimum wage increase will receive a wage increase of $.38 per hour.
During the meeting, Superintendent Barbara Jenkins also welcomed newly-added administrators, including three for West Orange-based schools. They are as follows:
Kenya Williams, assistant principal of Westbrooke Elementary
Michelle Thomas, principal of Dillard Street Elementary
Raymond Yockel, principal of Southwest Middle