Elorza, Providence Teachers Union reach tentative contract agreement

PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza announced that the city has reached a tentative agreement with the Providence Teachers Union, whose contract expired more than a year ago. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza announced that the city has reached a tentative agreement with the Providence Teachers Union, whose contract expired more than a year ago. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Teachers Union and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza have reached a tentative contract deal, Elorza announced Thursday. Specific details of the deal were not announced. However, the mayor’s office said the deal included wage increases, provisions to maintain school-based autonomy, expanded summer learning and instruction opportunities, increased professional development opportunities, and additional…

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