The big deal struck Tuesday between the San Diego Unified School District and the teachers union aims to rescind all of the proposed 1,372 laid off teachers and bring back about half of the nurses and counselors laid off earlier this year.
At the core of the agreement are two key concessions from teachers: They will put off promised pay raises and will continue to work five unpaid furlough days for the next two years. Teachers also agreed to take 14 more unpaid days off if two tax measures fail to pass in November’s ballot.
Here are a few key takeaways from the six-page deal, which I just had a chance to scour. I’ll take them in turn: