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Teacher, support staff contracts ratified

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The Colchester Education Association and school board have settled on a two-year contract agreement, with a 2.85 and 2.75 percent total salary increase in 2017-18 and 2018-19, respectively. “A majority of the board believes we reached an agreement with the CEA that supports high quality educational opportunities while working to control costs,” a statement from…

Teacher, support staff contracts expire

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Teachers and support staff in the Colchester School District are working without a contract after their 2016-17 agreements expired June 30. Negotiations for teacher contracts, held in open session this year, were halted in April when members of the Colchester School Board declared impasse, citing an inability to find common ground on salary proposals. “After…

Board preps for teacher negotiations

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Three Colchester School Board members attended a Vermont School Boards Association negotiations workshop Saturday in preparation for upcoming contract talks with the teachers union. The association has offered spring and fall negotiation workshops for the past two years. Saturday marked the first time members have participated. Board members Craig Kieny, Lincoln White and Curt Taylor,…