Luverne among 25 Minn. districts missing contract deadlineST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state teachers union said Tuesday three more school districts reached contract agreements with their educators in time to meet the state deadline.
By: Associated Press, Worthington Daily Globe
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state teachers union said Tuesday three more school districts reached contract agreements with their educators in time to meet the state deadline.
The Education Minnesota union says Goodridge, Morris and Wadena-Deer Creek confirmed their settlements, reached late Friday night.
By the union's count, 25 locals failed to settle their two-year contracts by the deadline. Those districts now face a state penalty of $25 per student.
According to Education Minnesota, the districts that haven't settled their teacher contracts are: Benton Stearns Education District, Lac qui Parle Valley, BOLD, Lake of the Woods, Brainerd, Lincoln, Carlton, Luverne, Carver Scott County Coop, Minneapolis, Eastern Carver County (Chaska), Nashwauk/Keewatin, Edina, Nicollet, Floodwood, Remer – Northland Community, Frazee, So. Koochiching – Rainy River, Grand Rapids, St. Cloud, Hibbing, Winona, Houston, Yellow Medicine East, and Intermediate School District 287.
More information on the Luverne contract negotiations will be posted as it becomes available.
On the Net:
Education Minnesota: http://www.educationminnesota.org
Minnesota School Boards Association: http://www.mnmsba.org