MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis teachers have approved a new contract.
Leaders for the teachers union say 87 percent of teachers who voted approved of the new contract.
The two-year deal will cost about $11 million. Minnesota Public Radio News reports teachers won’t get any cost-of-living salary increases, but other increases are available to teachers who earn advanced degrees.
The deal also incorporates payments that teachers won from a recent arbitrator’s ruling on back pay.
Negotiations on a new contract start this summer.
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