DANVILLE (CBS SF) – The San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers have ratified a contract that includes a 4 percent ongoing raise, union leaders said Thursday night.
In voting that ended Thursday, 98 percent of district teachers voted to approve the agreement. Besides the raise, it includes an increase in a health benefit plan and trust for retired employees and lower student-to-staff ratios for nurses, counselors and teacher librarians.READ MORE: Solo Crash Friday Night Closes Moraga Road, Cuts Power to Hundreds
“Our educators recognize the importance of standing together with our community to provide the best education possible for our children,” said San Ramon Valley Education Association president Ann Katzburg.READ MORE: S.F. Supervisors Set to Designate Casa Sanchez Bldg. in Mission District a Historical Landmark
A tentative agreement reached last week on the contract between the union and district averted a teachers strike.
If the board of education ratifies the agreement later this month, teachers will get their retroactive salaries for the 2018-19 school year.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Vasco Road Reopened in Byron After Multi-Vehicle Injury Crash
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