Portland teachers ratify contract with nearly 95% approval

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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Members of the Portland Association of Teachers have ratified the tentative agreement with Portland Public Schools. According to the union, teachers approved the contract Tuesday with overwhelming support. “After 15 days on strike, we’re excited to announce that our tentative agreement has been ratified. With 93.4% of members voting, 94.7% voted to ratify the tentative agreement!” the union said in an Instagram post. The three-year $175 million dollar contract agreement comes after a strike that lasted nearly all of November and canceled 11 school days. As part of the deal,...

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