Newark teachers ratify ‘groundbreaking’ contract

By staff and wire services reports
November 16th, 2012

Newark teachers have voted to ratify a tentative agreement that education officials have called “groundbreaking,” the Associated Press reports. The contract would make Newark the first district in New Jersey to grant performance pay for teachers and allow educators to review one another. The American Federation of Teachers said Wednesday night the contract allows teachers to earn more earlier in their careers and earn more for teaching in low-performing schools and hard-to-staff subjects…

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