Indy Teachers Union Votes Highly Paid Opportunity Culture Roles Into Contract

August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015, CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—The Indianapolis school board and teachers union on Thursday became the first in the country to include Opportunity Culture roles in their new contract, offering pay supplements of up to $18,300 for teachers leading teams—35 percent of the district’s average salary. That comes on top of a major base pay raise—the first in five years—for teachers across the board. Those pay decisions mean that in 2016–17, for example, a 16-year teacher will be able to earn $77,700 by taking on the highest-paid Opportunity Culture role, which involves leading a team of four to six teachers. Read the full press release…

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