Batavia teachers, school board agree to new contract

By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 9/30/2019 7:44 PM

Teachers in Batavia Unit District 101 have a new, four-year contract that includes pay raises, officials said after the school board voted in a special meeting Monday night to approve the terms.

Members of the Batavia Education Association already have approved the agreement, which is retroactive to July 1 and will run through June 30, 2023. Salaries will increase by 3.7 percent in the first year and about 2.5 percent each year after that, according to a news release. On average, individual educators will see annual raises of about 3.6 percent, the news release said.

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