Roslyn budget passes amid teacher concessions

The Roslyn school budget passed by a vote of 1,237 to 566 after teachers there agreed to wage freezes.

Roslyn was among seven districts where teachers agreed to forego scheduled pay raises. The other districts were Brentwood, East Islip, Half Hollow Hills, Port Washington, Sayville, and Bayport-Blue Point.

Eleanor Russell, the president of the Roslyn Teachers Association, says teachers went more than 20 months without a contract and then agreed to freeze salaries in order to preserve to quality of education offered.

Long Island School Vote 2010 Results School district websites Revenue Sharing Information School Vote 2010 10 school budgets rejected, dozens others passed

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