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Burlington's teachers do not believe they should be asked for ideas to trim the budget for next year while also negotiating an employment contract for that same time period.

Burlington Schools Approve Early Retirements

Feb 17, 2016

The Burlington School Board offered an early retirement incentive to eligible teachers and support staff this year in an effort to ease the pressure on what is expected to be a tight budget for the 2016/2017 school year.  The result is that more than 400 years of experience will walk out the door at the end of the school year.

The Burlington School District and the Burlington Education Association have reached an agreement on a new contract for the 2015/2016 school year. 

It calls for the teachers to receive a 4% increase in total compensation, which includes salary, benefits and retirement, among others.

A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.

Teachers in the Burlington School District are looking for some changes in their next employment contract.

Teachers in the Burlington School District can leave for summer break knowing they have a new contract in place for the 2013/2014 school year.

Teachers in two southeast Iowa school districts are looking for pay raises.

The Keokuk Education Association and the Burlington Education Association have each made their initial contract offers for next year to their respective districts.

Keokuk’s teachers are seeking a $1,000 increase in the base pay for new faculty to $31,745.

The salaries for veteran teachers would increase accordingly based on experience and education.

They are also looking to change two pieces of language from the current contract.