The Marysville Education Association has voted to freeze teachers' salaries for two years and forgo a scheduled one-percent pay increase due to be enacted in September, saving the school district $2.78 million dollars.

The Marysville Education Association has voted to freeze teachers' salaries for two years and forgo a scheduled one-percent pay increase due to be enacted in September, saving the school district $2.78 million dollars.

Under the terms of the new contract, which will extend through 2013, teachers also agreed to forego scheduled step increases.The agreement will save nearly 40 positions which were due to be eliminated during the 2012-13 school year but will not save over 20 positions being reduced for next school year, according to a statement released by the district.

The agreement is contingent upon approval the Marysville Exempted Village Schools Board of Education.
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