Miami-Dade School Board to Vote on Raises, Immigration Study

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

It might be payday for hundreds of Miami-Dade County Public Schools employees, including top district officials, when the School Board meets Wednesday.

Among the issues board members will take up is a collective bargaining and compensation item that -- following the approval of a teachers union contract with pay increases that kicked in during December -- sets up pay bumps for administrators both in schools and at the district’s downtown office.

Principals, assistant principals, secretaries and district officials, including the cabinet of Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, will receive 2.25 percent pay increases, slightly less than the 2.77 average increase for teachers. Raises will be retroactive to the Dec. 21, according to the district.

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