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Details Emerge On St. Paul Schools, Teachers Union Tentative Contract

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It took closed-door negotiations to reach a settlement and avoid a strike.

And on Monday, the St. Paul School District and the teachers union released more information about their tentative contract.

The agreement was reached after a 24-hour-long mediation session. The contract will go through 2015 and includes new wages and benefits, as well as additional staffing.

Another highlight is a $6 million commitment to Pre-K, and on limiting class sizes.

“The bottom line is we will have class sizes that are reasonable dependable and calculations that are really transparent,” said Mary Catharyn Ricker of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers.

The contract will become official after union members and the school board approve it.

A vote is scheduled for March 4.

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