Ross Schools released a statement saying teachers “ratified a 2 percent base salary increase and one-time $500 stipend for its 174 members.”
“This negotiation was just a salary re-opener for the current school year,” officials said. “The current full collective bargaining agreement expires at the end of his school year.”
Scott Gates, superintendent of Ross Schools, said “we appreciate the REA’s willingness to work with us through this process, and we look forward to continued collaboration with them on our next negotiations in 2020.”
In the last decade Ross Schools has consistently been one of Butler County’s top academic performers. On the most recent Ohio Department of Education annual report card on public school systems, Ross earned an overall grade of “B” for the second consecutive year since the department began to compile overall grades two years ago.
“Our teaching staff works tirelessly for our students, and our district’s successful track record of being a top performing school in Butler County is because of those efforts,” Gates said.