Brevard Public Schools, union reach agreement on new contract

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Brevard Public Schools and Brevard Federation of Teachers have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, according to the union.

The agreement came after several weeks of negotiations.

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The agreement, according to the union, includes:

  • Health Insurance Recurring Increase to Board Contribution:  $3,055,000
  • Health Insurance One-Time Infusion from Fund Balance: $3,250,000
  • Health Insurance Premium Reduction: $260,000
  • Supplement Corrections: $92,195
  • Teacher Salary Increase Allocation Correction (District Contribution): $980,487
  • Parental Leave (Five Days with Pay): $115,000
  • Teachers Above 46,550 (Raise of $850): $399,460
  • Total District Compensation and Benefits Contributions: $8,152,141
  • Estimated Combined District and State Contributions: $19,270,830

The agreement also includes using district money for an additional 0.25% raise for veteran teachers, which is on top of state money reserved for raises and the $1,200 veteran teacher supplement, which was agreed to last year.

The Brevard Federation of Teachers members will next vote on whether to ratify the agreement. If ratified, the school board will have to finalize the agreement.

The agreement also includes using district money for an additional 0.25% raise for veteran teachers, which is on top of state money reserved for raises and the $1,200 veteran teacher supplement, which was agreed to last year.

The Brevard Federation of Teachers members will next vote on whether to ratify the agreement. If ratified, the school board will have to finalize the agreement.