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Ellsworth School Board okays pact with teachers' unit

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The Ellsworth School Board has reached an agreement on salaries and benefits with the local teachers' union.

The agreement is for the last and present school terms (2009-10 and 2010-11), according to Superintendent Barry Cain. It calls for a 3.8 percent increase in salaries and benefits yearly for both terms.


However, salaries alone are increased by 1.16 percent for the '09-'10 term and decrease by .36 percent for the '10-'11 term.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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