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Teacher deal has a number of "wins":Davidoff

A local teachers union rep is calling the tentative deal with government a “Vince Ready contract” because the mediation sees both sides settling for less than they wanted.

But Andy Davidoff – the President of the Kootenay Columbia Teachers Union- says there are a number of “wins” like the new $400-million Education Fund.

It will go directly to improve class composition whereas the so-called Learning Improvement Fund a few years back did not necessarily do that.

Davidoff says he won’t be recommending how the local membership should vote in Thursday’s ratification ballot but he does not sense a negative mood.

Teachers are learning more about the details of the deal today.

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