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Newark Teachers Union
August 30, 2019
With little fanfare, Newark board finalizes contract deals for Newark teachers, Roger León
The Newark school board signed off on two contracts with long-term implications this week.
August 13, 2019
New contract will raise salaries of Newark teachers, end performance pay
Under a contract deal, Newark teachers will get annual raises and also will no longer be paid based in part on their students’ test scores.
August 10, 2019
Newark teachers union and district reach tentative deal on new contract
The tentative agreement, which union members and the Newark school board must still approve, will determine how much teachers and other school workers are paid.
'employees without placement sites'
April 5, 2019
Newark moves to end costly pool of displaced teachers, but some staffers linger in it
Superintendent Roger León said the district saved nearly $6 million by shrinking the pool, but some unassigned employees remain in it.
November 28, 2018
In deal with union, Newark agrees to pay raises for teachers with graduate degrees
The district's deal with the Newark Teachers Union will give some teachers retroactive raises and restore higher pay for teachers with graduate degrees.
September 7, 2018
In victory for teachers union, Newark superintendent scraps longer hours for low-performing schools
Superintendent Roger León is ending a program that tried to revamp struggling schools by extending their hours.
a matter of time
April 4, 2018
Newark Teachers Union calls for end to extended-school-day programs, citing contract violations
At about 30 schools, teachers agree to work longer hours in exchange for extra pay.
war of words
March 30, 2018
‘It’s enough now’: Mayor Baraka calls on state to halt Newark’s charter-school expansion
Mayor Ras Baraka called for a temporary freeze on new charter schools, saying they drain resources from traditional public schools.
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