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SIOUX CITY TO OFFER $5000 BONUS TO NEW TEACHERS

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THE SIOUX CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS HOPING TO ATTRACT NEW TEACHERS BY OFFERING A FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLAR BONUS OVER TWO YEARS.

DR. JEN GOMEZ. DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, LAID OUT THE PLAN AT THIS WEEK’S BOARD MEETING:

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FOOD SERVICE WORKERS AND BUS DRIVERS WILL ALSO QUALIFY FOR A RECRUITMENT STIPEND;

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THERE ARE MORE THAN 50 UNFILLED TEACHING POSITIONS WITHIN THE DISTRICT.

BRENDA ZAHNER , DIRECTOR OF THE TEACHER’S UNION, DIDN’T OBJECT TO THE PROPOSAL FOR THE NEW HIRES, BUT ASKED THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD DO SOMETHING FOR THE DISTRICT’S VETERAN TEACHERS:

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THE SCHOOL BOARD APPROVED THE PROPOSAL FOR NEW HIRES WITHOUT DISSENT.