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Associations make school district new offer

...area supporting the associations' requests for "fair contracts."Kenai Peninsula Education Association President Matt Fischer referred to the proposals as the "bare bones" of what the associations originally hoped for when negotiations began...
School district's legislative priorities are all about funding

...The follow-up will be created by administration once the board approves the priorities, according to the document. Matt Fischer, chairman of the school district's health care committee, spoke during the public comment period against the format...
School district, associations start mediation

...confidential nature of the conversations, mediation is not open to public attendance," Erkeneff said. KPEA President Matt Fischer declined to comment, to uphold the privacy encouraged by the process.The associations and the school district submitted...
Mediation yields no results for school district, associations

...district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff, speaking on behalf of the school district's negotiating team, and KPEA President Matt Fischer and KPESA President Patti Sirois, who were speaking on behalf of the associations, said they will not discuss the...
Schools in session

...chance of graduating high school," Gundunas said. "If they don't, that number drops significantly."Teacher Matt Fischer said he is looking forward to the sixth and seventh graders at Skyview Middle School having an equally successful year...
School district waits on final numbers

...part-time positions district-wide, she said."The senate's proposal would be a huge loss to the district," said Matt Fischer, spokesperson for the Kenai Peninsula Education Association. "That is going to decimate a lot of programs."Even...
Support association, school district at impasse

...relay information between the two groups to further develop the contracts and reach an agreement, KPEA spokesperson Matt Fischer in a previous Clarion interview. If an agreement cannot be reached with a mediator, the teams will move into an arbitration...
Teacher negotiations reach impasse

...meeting that the district team believed the negotiations could no longer move forward, said association spokesperson Matt Fischer. The association team later confirmed that a mediator would be necessary, Erkeneff said. A date has not been set...
Associations, school district still at impasse

...mediation process because members of the negotiating teams have other commitments during the summer months. KPEA President Matt Fischer said the association started trying to schedule mediations since the first week of June. The school district is still...
Voices of the Peninsula: Shedding some light on educators' pay

...increases while the economy was booming, and the promise of modest increases due to having reserves is being forgotten. Matt Fischer is a longtime Kenai Peninsula Borough School District educator and Kenai Peninsula Education Association Bargaining...


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