Friday, September 21, 2012

Other teacher contracts. « Fred Klonsky

Other teacher contracts. « Fred Klonsky:

Other teacher contracts.

This past couple of weeks national attention deservedly was focused on the Chicago Teachers Union battle with Rahm Emanuel over his corporate-backed reform plans and the strike for a fair contract.
Meanwhile, teachers in my old school district in the Chicago suburbs of Park Ridge approved a new Collective Bargaining Agreement by 96% of the vote and 98% of the members voting.
The school board is expected to approve the Agreement at their regularly scheduled meeting on September 24th.
It is a good contract. The teachers obviously agree. It contains a modest cost of living increase and adds