School District Proposal Asks Teachers To Work More Hours For Less MoneyIn its opening contract proposal, the Philadelphia School District wants teachers' work days extended from seven to eight hours with teachers at the top of the pay scale taking a 13-percent salary cut.
Philadelphia Teachers Vote To Extend Contract Through August 2013"We're not giving to the district, we are really giving to the children of Philadelphia because we do care about what happens in schools and what happens to the kids," Federation president Jerry Jordan says.

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