Magistrate rules with Brevard Schools teachers could receive $1300 raise
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Magistrate rules with Brevard Schools teachers could receive $1300 raise

Bus drivers, janitors and district administrators might ultimately be the ones who benefit from a recent ruling on teacher raises. After months of stalled negotiations between Brevard Public Schools and the Brevard Federation of Teachers, a special magistrate ruled in favor of the district’s proposed 4.5 percent raises. While nothing is final, the ruling favors … Continue reading

UPDATED: Arbitrator overrules Broward high school schedule change
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UPDATED: Arbitrator overrules Broward high school schedule change

Many Broward County high schools could return to block scheduling this fall, after an arbitrator ruled that a switch to seven-period days violated a contract with the teacher’s union. Arbitrator David Weitzner has instructed high schools to revert back to their 2011-12 schedules, in response to a grievance from the Broward Teachers Union. While the … Continue reading

ARTICLE XXV – DURATION OF AGREEMENT
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ARTICLE XXV – DURATION OF AGREEMENT

A. Except as otherwise provided in specific Articles, this Agreement shall be effective immediately upon ratification by the parties. B. This Agreement shall be effective until midnight the day immediately preceding the first day of the beginning of the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 teacher work year. C. Negotiations for a subsequent Agreement shall commence no later … Continue reading

ARTICLE VI GENERAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Section D- Teaching Assignments and Duties
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ARTICLE VI GENERAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Section D- Teaching Assignments and Duties

3. Every effort shall be made not to move a teacher from a primary to an intermediate assignment or from an intermediate assignment to a primary assignment or more than two grade levels from his or her current assignment without the consent of the teacher. Every effort shall be made not to move a secondary … Continue reading

ARTICLE VI GENERAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Section D- Teaching Assignments and Duties
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ARTICLE VI GENERAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Section D- Teaching Assignments and Duties

3. Every effort shall be made not to move a teacher from a primary to an intermediate assignment or from an intermediate assignment to a primary assignment or more than two grade levels from his or her current assignment without the consent of the teacher. Every effort shall be made not to move a secondary … Continue reading

ARTICLE XVI WELFARE SECTION A – Health Insurance
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ARTICLE XVI WELFARE SECTION A – Health Insurance

Effective January 12, 2013, the Board agrees to contribute to the district benefits plan $524.23 per month for teachers electing the Brevard Public Schools Health Plan. 1. Effective July 1, 2012, the Board agrees to contribute to the district benefits plan an additional $20.00 per month for teachers electing the Brevard Schools Health Plan. 2. … Continue reading