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Salary gap remains in teacher negotiations


Inching slightly closer on teacher salaries, negotiators for the Jamestown Education Association and the Jamestown Public School Board found other points of disagreement Monday.

While both groups agreed on a policy allowing teachers to use earned sick time for up to three weeks of adoption leave, the School Board wanted to place the issue in school policy, and the Education Association wanted to place it in the 2-year contract.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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