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New contract trims Schenectady teachers’ raises

District expects to save $2.6M with deal

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Schenectady teachers agreed to millions of dollars in concessions in their new contract Wednesday, giving up raises and some step increases as well as stipends and paid professional development. They also agreed to pay more for health insurance. In total, the district will save $2.6 million over the length of the four-year contract. Teachers usually receive two raises: a step increase, based on years of service and usually set in stone decades ago; and an ...

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June 28, 2012
7:42 p.m.

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As it has proven in the past, the SFT puts kids and community first. This is something every Schenectadian should take heart in. Thank you to Sxhenectady educators.