Pullman school employees to receive bonuses as students leave
District says the funds will come from savings for keeping campuses shuttered
February 4, 2021
PULLMAN – Even though few students have returned to on-campus learning, the School District will be handing out $725,000 in bonuses to employees.
The School District announced Wednesday that teachers and other full-time employees will received $2,000 bonuses. Part-time employees will receive $1,000.
School officials said the funds will come from the savings the district has realized by keeping most students off campus during the coronavirus shutdowns.
Pullman schools are the last in Whitman County to return most students to on-campus learning.
While K-5 students have some on-campus opport...