Wilmette Public School District 39 approved earlier this morning a 5-year contract with the teacher’s union. The new contract increases salaries 5 percent in the first two years, and 5.5 percent in each of the remaining three. 20 minutes have also been added to the day for kindergarten through fourth grade.
School Board President Alan Dolinko said:
We are pleased that the negotiations concluded with a contract both sides have overwhelmingly approved. The community benefits from the collaborative effort on both sides that worked within the financial parameters established by the Board and provides teachers with fair and equitable increases in salary and benefits. [Trib]