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Aug 2018

How do VPS and VEA salary proposals compare?

August 21st, 2018|Categories: |

Vancouver Education Association (VEA) proposals and Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) proposals Date presented Starting total salary Total top salary Total cost increase over 2017-18 VEA proposal #1: 20% increase April 23, 2018 $53,360 $100,224 [...]

Aug 2018

McCleary “fix” revenue impact on VPS

August 21st, 2018|Categories: |

2018-19 2019-20 Total increase in state funding $46,040,224 $51,556,024 (2) Less: Pass-through/restricted-use revenues (1) ($9,690,715) ($15,206,515) (2) Less: Levy and LEA loss, first year of levy swap ($11,959,338) ($11,959,338) Less: Levy and LEA loss, second [...]

Aug 2018

Bargaining meetings

August 17th, 2018|Categories: |

Upcoming meetings scheduled for bargaining are listed below. Vancouver Education Association (VEA) Friday, August 17 Wednesday, August 22 Thursday, August 23 Friday, August 24 Monday, August 27 Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals (VAESP) Tuesday, [...]

Aug 2018

If the legislature enacted a full-funding solution in response to the McCleary lawsuit, why are VPS and other districts across the state still concerned about a shortage of funds?

August 17th, 2018|Categories: , |

Many districts will lose under the new funding model if they: Employ more experienced, longer-serving teachers who make more money than the average allocation from the state; Lose Local Effort Assistance, or levy equalization, which [...]