Mitchell teachers negotiate raises for 2-year deal

July 5, 2012 at 1:52 am in The Daily Republic

The local school board and teachers’ union reached a tentative agreement Monday that will cost the district about $285,000 more next year, or $570,000 over the life of the two-year contract. Mitchell Education Association chief negotiator Curtis Smith said the agreement must be approved by the MEA membership. About half the district’s 200 teachers are MEA members, he said. Continue Reading