Choose slaps hanging Andover lecturers with $50,000 wonderful; Faculties closed once more Tuesday

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Salem Superior Court docket Choose Jeffrey Karp slapped the Andover Schooling Affiliation with a $50,000 wonderful Monday for violating a court docket order to finish the strike. That wonderful goes up one other $10,000 every further day.

Faculties in Andover can be closed once more on Tuesday, November 14. It will likely be the third day the roughly 5,600 college students within the district will miss lessons.    

College students missed lessons Monday as lecturers gathered downtown with indicators and bullhorns. At the exact same time in an empty classroom, members of the varsity committee they’re negotiating with mentioned they can not afford the quantity lecturers are asking for.

Pay for educational aides is a sticking level. Haley Abernathy says she would not earn a livable wage. “Completely not. I’ve three jobs, and I nonetheless battle to pay my hire, ensure that I can eat, put gasoline in my automobile,” she mentioned.  

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