Lyanne Melendez | November 26, 2014 | ABC Ch. 7
Teachers in San Francisco expect to get a nice gift from the school
district for the holidays. The district has agreed to a 12 percent raise
over three years. The teacher's union was originally asking for a 20
The tentative contract agreement is between the school district and the teachers union, United Educators of San Francisco.
make about one-third of what teachers make and teachers already don't
have the biggest salaries and it's hard to live in the city," said
paraprofessional educator Patrick Whelly.
The tentative agreement
also includes giving paraprofessionals, who work directly with students
with special needs, an additional 3 percent raise if they have worked
at least eight years in the district. That brings their three-year
salary increase to 15 percent.
"We've been very clear from the
beginning and the union has been very clear that they wanted to do
something for the paraprofessionals," said Superintendent Richard
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