Teacher contracts a go after Dunleavy signs one-time public education funding

Petersburg teachers will likely have a contract for the next three years. That's because a deal between the teachers union and the school district met a final requirement on Friday when Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed the state operating budget without vetoing any one-time public education funding. The two groups came to a tentative contract agreement in May that was contingent on Dunleavy approving all $175 million dollars for public education in the state operating budget.

That agreement came after five months of stalled negotiations earlier this year. Both sides said tight state education funding...


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