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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2017 12:55 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/20/2017 12:55 PM
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Negotiations Continue Between CUSD & Teacher's Union. CUSD Offers 2% Signing Bonus & 3% Salary Increase

San Andreas, CA...As CUSD continues negotiations with the Calaveras Unified Educators Association (CUEA), the district is working to address areas of need without jeopardizing our fiscal ability to provide programs to meet the needs of our students.




To date, our offers have already provided the following:
· Reduced class sizes in grades TK-3 to 24:1
· Increased salaries for all teachers
· Increased hours and days for all Career Technical Education teachers
· Agreed to a district wide safety committee with equal teacher representation

CUSD’s formal offer to CUEA was a 2% one-time payment and a 2% salary increase.
CUSD’s informal offer to CUEA was a 2% one-time payment and a 3% salary increase instead.

CUSD remains open to meet with CUEA to resolve this situation so teachers can get back into their classrooms and we can move forward together to serve our students.


Mark Campbell
Superintendent
Calaveras Unified School District

Make Every Moment and Every Day Matter for Every Student!


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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-20 13:25:51   By: Anonymous
 
A one percent change? Insulting your opponent is a poor negotiation tactic

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    Posted on: 2017-10-20 13:37:48   By: Anonymous
     
    When you are only talking a four percent difference 1% is alot of movement. The teachers have gotten most of what they wanted. It is not about the kids anymore. They are just being money grubbing. Get back to teaching my kids!!

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      Posted on: 2017-10-20 13:47:20   By: Anonymous
       
      They need to get paid better than they do
      You can teach your own kids if you don't like it
      They are way underpaid, and everyone except you knows it
      Police , Fire, Teachers those are the people that need to be paid, not greed, wealthy, Dotards in the White House

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      Posted on: 2017-10-20 14:44:57   By: Anonymous
       
      You are correct, when you are talking percentages not actual numbers, a 3% increase plus a one time 2% payment on say a $60,000 a year salary gives them a one time $1,200 payment plus $1,800 annually or to break it down a bit. they would get $1,200 up front and $150 a month more. Teachers often do get salaries broken down over the full year even though they only work about 9 months, so that a paycheck is still received over the summer, not sure if CUSD does that or not

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    Posted on: 2017-10-20 14:21:43   By: Anonymous
     
    Clearly you a product of Calaveras schools.

    2% -> 3% is a 50% change. Not insulting at all.

    Given that the average HS Grad that I see coming in and looking for work,
    cannot fill out a job application, make change, add up a time card, or use a tape measure.

    But, they are happy to sport a Che Guevara shirt, and turn down hours so they do not lose their section 8 housing and other "freebies".


    Break the union, hire quality teachers, and put the money back into the classroom.

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      Posted on: 2017-10-20 15:17:23   By: Anonymous
       
      you are such a prick
      Why is breaking the unions so important to you
      Obviously you are not skilled enough to join a union

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        Posted on: 2017-10-20 15:30:50   By: Anonymous
         
        "Obviously you are not skilled enough to join a union"

        He cant pass the drug test and may be on Megan's list.

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        Posted on: 2017-10-20 16:25:55   By: Anonymous
         
        Never needed to join. I am able to negotiate with employers.

        Mainly because I deprogramed myself from 20 years of "education "; and retrained myself to be useful, dependable, and not constantly coveting what others have.

        The first step to self enlightenment is to lose your never ending sense of entitlement and stop your insistent sniveling about it.

        Grow up already.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2017-10-21 06:39:24   By: Anonymous
           
          What an entitled post!
          Check your self.

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    Posted on: 2017-10-20 14:48:12   By: Anonymous
     
    One percent of a salary that is perhaps at least $60,000 a year would be $600 a year. The 6.5 % they are requesting would be a total of $3,900 a year. The informal offer was 3% so if that was accepted they would get $1,800 a year extra on a $60,000 salary for nine months of working a year.

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      Posted on: 2017-10-21 06:40:36   By: Anonymous
       
      Most teachers aren't being paid that much. And don't forget taxes.

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    Re: merit system of raises
    Posted on: 2017-10-20 16:07:39   By: Anonymous
     
    i'll bet if they went by the merit system to give raises yearly none of these or other teachers would pass because the merit system would require their classes and students to hold a B+ average each quarter. how many teachers do you sincerely think would get raises then? ya think about it. other venues in the working world use the merit system so why not teachers.

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      Re: merit system of raises
      Posted on: 2017-10-21 20:28:24   By: Anonymous
       
      Charles Dudley, you posted the same thing all over Facebook. Seriously, keyboard warrior, get a life.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-20 14:27:22   By: Anonymous
 
Soros bought them all pretty t-shirts.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-20 14:45:12   By: Anonymous
 
Lucky they offered that where do you ass h--es think you live?

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    Posted on: 2017-10-20 15:19:23   By: Anonymous
     
    You want your kids educated, change the curriculum. Teachers have no say in what or how it is taught.. They are only baby sitters.


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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-20 16:27:03   By: Anonymous
       
      Obsolete baby sitters.

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      Posted on: 2017-10-20 22:55:08   By: Anonymous
       
      Of course they have a say! What are you talking about! ?
      They form committees, decide what publishers' curriculum to pilot, spend over a year, maybe two, evaluating, teaching with, and presenting opinions, then meeting with textbook reps for training,...finally they decide what to purchase, and get MORE training with the new materials. This is done every 5-7 years.


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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-10-20 23:30:52   By: Anonymous
         
        Ignore the troll comments.
        They’re making dumb comments to incite arguing.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2017-10-21 07:24:13   By: Anonymous
           
          bullshyte

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-10-21 07:25:22   By: Anonymous
         
        for training in what, how to read a book?

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2017-10-21 13:14:39   By: Anonymous
           
          Yep, how to read the book and ignore or gloss over the lies that are in the books. Especially history.


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            Re:
            Posted on: 2017-10-23 22:02:53   By: Anonymous
             
            Charles Dudley is posting as Hillary Podesta.

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