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Tentative settlement reached between teachers and L.A. Unified
Tentative settlement reached between teachers and L.A. Unified

The L.A. Unified School District and the teachers union reached a tentative contract settlement Friday night for a three-year deal that includes a 10% salary increase over two years. There also are terms affecting class sizes, the number of counselors at schools and the district’s teacher evaluation system. The deal could end more than a year of strained relations and organized agitation by United Teachers Los Angeles, whose members have not received a raise for eight years. The pact must be ratified, however, by both the union membership and the Board of Education. The apparent breakthrough, after a long mediation session on Friday, will halt, at least for now, talk of a...

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