The District and ACE Bargaining Teams met on May 28th to continue and finish negotiations on the 2015-16 contract.
* The teams reached tentative agreements [TA’d] on:
Article 7– Wages and Health and Welfare Benefits- Based upon our Fair Share Agreement with the District, the District offered a 6.26% raise that will be added to the salary schedule for the 2015-16 school year.
Article 8– Hours of Employment –The table was adjusted to reflect an increase to the librarians work year- 188 days.
Appendix II- Non-Teaching Assignments— The table was changed to reflect the increased days for the librarians.
Appendix VI– Upon ratification we will have a three year contract from July 1 2015 to June 30 2018. For the 2016-2017 school year, each side can open two Articles and Article 7: Wages and Health and Welfare Benefits.
The contract is now ready for our vote. Your Site Reps will pick up the ballots on Monday, June 1st, 2015. Voting will be held through June 5th and ballots must be turned in the ACE office by 5 pm. We hope you have a wonderful summer.
We thank you for your support and your vote.
Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives is an appropriate theme for 2015 as we honor and celebrate the contributions women have made in history. This year's theme presents the opportunity to weave women's stories into the essential fabric of our nation's history. The stories of women's lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls and young women to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience. Knowing women's achievements reinforce who women are and what women can accomplish today. Read More.
Can parents opt their children out of state-mandated testing?
The answer is YES. And if you're looking for more information or for suggestions on how to talk with parents about state-mandated tests, look no further. CTA's legal team has provided this Q&A that should help if or when the "opt out" question arises. The California Department of Education is another resource with descriptions of the testing system and additional information on exemptions for students with disabilities. Read More.
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