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Wrentham teachers agree to new contract

Posted by Ralph Ranalli September 5, 2007 12:00 PM

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Elaine Clark's class studies butterflies. Wrentham teachers will have to wait a year for a raise.
(Globe staff photo by Mark Wilson)

WRENTHAM

The Wrentham school committee and the teachers' union have agreed to a contract that will give teachers no raise this year.

Teachers will receive a 3-percent pay increase for the 2008-2009 school year, and another 3-percent raise for the 2009-2010 school year.

In the last two years of the contract, all new employees will pay 20 percent of their health insurance costs, up from 15 percent for current employees.

-- Calvin Hennick

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