Portia Vaughn Johnson, right, checks out a customer at T.J. Maxx on Wednesday in Beaufort. A seven-year teacher at Lady's Island Middle School, she works four shifts a week at the clothier to help make ends meet.
Portia Vaughn Johnson, right, checks out a customer at T.J. Maxx on Wednesday in Beaufort. A seven-year teacher at Lady's Island Middle School, she works four shifts a week at the clothier to help make ends meet. Staff photo
Portia Vaughn Johnson, right, checks out a customer at T.J. Maxx on Wednesday in Beaufort. A seven-year teacher at Lady's Island Middle School, she works four shifts a week at the clothier to help make ends meet. Staff photo

State, county consider need to improve teacher pay

February 11, 2015 04:08 PM