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The Journal Gazette

Monday, November 13, 2017 7:40 pm

FWCS approves teachers contract

The Fort Wayne Community Schools board tonight unanimously approved a two-year teachers contract that provides incentive for those pursuing a master's degree.

The agreement with the Fort Wayne Education Association sets the new teacher pay range from $39,100 to $68,050, depending on education level. There is both a bachelor's and master's schedule.

"I'm very happy to see an actual salary advancement schedule for teachers," board President Julie Hollingsworth said.

The contract runs from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019.

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