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Edison schools meeting charged over pay freeze

Aaron Noon • Oct 19, 2012 at 2:01 PM

The school board and the teachers union are at odds on budget cuts, particularly the board's decision to freeze step increases, which are essentially pay raises based on longevity.

The board has also placed an emergency operating levy on the Nov. 6 ballot. If approved, the 3.5-mill levy would generate about $817,000 a year for the district over the next five years.      

At Wednesday's board meeting, 62 of the 90-plus Edison Teachers Association members showed up to make known their discontent with the board’s actions concerning contract negotiations.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of Friday's Register.

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