Bargaining updates

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Jan. 24, 2020
All bargaining groups have finalized negotiations regarding School Employees Benefit Board (SEBB).

The Arlington Education Association (AEA) ratified a one year extension of their contract with 98.5% approval on Jan. 7, 2020 and the APS School Board approved the agreement on Jan. 13, 2020.

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District news

Check out the winter edition of the Our Schools community newsletteWinter 2020 Our Schoolsr!
The Arlington Public Schools community newsletter Our Schools is now available. The newsletter provides in-depth information about the February 2020 levies and bond. Read the newsletter here!

January is School Board Recognition Month. Thank you Board Members!
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed January as School Board Re2020 Board of Directorscognition Month. Thanks to the Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors for their dedication to the success of Arlington students. Learn more about the School Board here.

School board approves running levies and bond in February election

APS Levies Bond 2020 LogoThe Arlington Public Schools Board of
Directors approved at its Oct. 28 meeting running an Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) Levy, a Capital Levy for safety and security improvements and classroom additions at Arlington High School, and a bond to replace Post Middle School. Community members would vote on the levies and bond during the Feb. 11, 2020 election. More information is available here

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