Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Teachers OK Deal With 6% Raises.(Final)



Albuquerque school teachers voted Friday to accept a new contract that will give them a 6 percent salary increase.

Teachers will begin receiving the raise on their Dec. 19, 2003, paychecks, said Ellen Bernstein, president of the Albuquerque Teachers Federation.

Under the new pay system, for example, a teacher with 10 years' experience and a master's degree would receive $35,492 compared to the current $33,483. …

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