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Mediation Begins on Monday, August 15th, Some Input Needed

Mandatory mediation is scheduled to begin in four more days. TAAAC is preparing some exhibits that will contrast Anne Arundel County’s treatment of salaries and wages of certificated public school educators with those of most other Anne Arundel County government employee bargaining units. For those who may not already be aware, teachers have not been…

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Response to Statement on TAAAC / Board Impasse

In the Capital/Gazette yesterday, June 23, 2016, the following statement appeared: Stacy Korbelak, school board president, said the union’s requests for more compensations came too late in the budget schedule. The school system would have to pull money from other parts of the budget to pay for additional compensation, she said. “Do you not hire…

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Board Adopts FY17 Operating Budget

DOWNLOAD BUDGET ADOPTION Yesterday, in a unanimous vote of 8-0-0 the Board of Education adopted an operating budget of $1,121,630,500, a total of $36,132,800 (or 3.33%) over fiscal year 2016. The major funding category of Instructional Salaries and Wages, however, increased by only 1.94%.  Board members, or most of them, took the opportunity to compliment the…

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Negotiations Update

Some questions have been coming in to the office asking about the status of our collective bargaining efforts. For lack of a better word, it would have to be characterized as “stalled.” TAAAC submitted all documents necessary for the Public School Labor Relations Board’s determination of an impasse on May 4. The Board unavoidably required extended time to make its…

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TAAAC is Undertaking a New Campaign We Call Raise Anne Arundel!

RAISE ANNE ARUNDEL! GOALS A county budget that addresses teacher—and student—needs County leadership that takes teachers and education seriously Strong ties with the community that supports our schools HOW ARE WE GOING TO DO THIS? We’re going to flood County Executive Schuh with our message. We’re going to fill two auditoriums for May County Council…

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