Reporter cartoon, Frank Shiers

Reporter cartoon, Frank Shiers

Just in time for the first bell | Shiers

  • Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:02pm
  • Opinion

Local school districts and teacher unions agreed this week to new contracts, avoiding the possibility of a strike and a delay to the school year.

At issue was better pay for teachers, who bargained and received a boost in wages, thanks to new money brought in from the state Supreme Court McCleary settlement.

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