9:52 PM: Just in via text from the Seattle Public Schools teachers’ union: Tentative contract agreement reached, so school is ON for Wednesday. They’ll vote the following Saturday. More to come.
10:06 PM: And confirmation from the district, via its website – though no details yet from either side.
ADDED EARLY SATURDAY: The union says that it won’t release details until after its board reviews the tentative agreement on Tuesday.
ADDED SATURDAY NIGHT: The union shared a few details with members in an e-mail (shared with us anonymously by a recipient) sent tonight, including:
… We are pleased to announce that our bargaining team reached a tentative agreement on a one year contract last night with Seattle Public Schools that includes a 10.5% increase in pay for all educators – certificated, paraprofessionals, and office professionals (SAEOPs) as well as substitutes. Among many other highlights of the contract, staff will now be eligible for five days of paid parental leave.
Our team is working right now to prepare documents and summaries for review by the SEA Board of Directors on Tuesday evening, after which they will be released to all members. …