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Cleveland Teachers’ Dispute Will Proceed to Arbitration

By The Associated Press — June 15, 2010 1 min read

An arbitrator will decide whether more than 600 teachers in the Cleveland school district have to vacate their schools and reapply for positions with the system. The two sides agreed last week to take the issue to arbitration, and a judge then dismissed an earlier lawsuit filed by the union.

The move comes at a time when the district is trying to close a $20.9 million budget gap and is asking teachers to accept a 4.6 percent pay cut.

A version of this article appeared in the June 16, 2010 edition of Education Week as Cleveland Teachers’ Dispute Will Proceed to Arbitration

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