FWCS, FWEA reach tentative agreement - March 16, 2010
Record Number: 6122
Displayed from: Mar 16, 2010 , until: Mar 22, 2010
Fort Wayne Community Schools and the Fort Wayne Education Association have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The two sides are not releasing details of the agreement until it is ratified by the members of the teachers association and voted on by the FWCS Board of School Trustees. The teachers have scheduled a meeting at Anthis Career Center on Wednesday, March 17. If the contract is ratified, it will be presented to the Board of School Trustees Monday, March 22, for a vote.
With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.