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Cleveland’s first union-charter contract agreed upon

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Teachers at Cleveland’s I Can charter schools now have a union contract for three years, the first in the city. The contract sets teacher pay to start at $37,000 with a maximum of aboutĀ $62,000.

“This contract is historic for the state of Ohio, and these teachers deserve a round of congratulations for wanting the voice to help their students succeed,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers. “What we’ve seen at I Can and across the country is teachers forming unions and negotiating contracts to have a real voice in the education of their students.”

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Amelia Hamilton was a former Watchdog.org education correspondent.