LRSD and teachers union reach financial agreement

(KATV) Little Rock - Cathy Koehler with the Little Rock Education Association says Monday night, the teachers union and the district came to an agreement on the financial part of their contract negotiations. They agree for teachers to get a raise and an increase in contributions to their healthcare.

Teachers will meet at the Arkansas Education Association building at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to vote on the agreement and discuss other items in the contract for the 2012-2013 school year.

If the contract is approved by the teachers, the LRSD board will bring it up in a meeting on Thursday.

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