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New Haven Public Schools
October, 2009

In 2009 New Haven Public Schools and the teachers' union signed this groundbreaking contract. The four-year deal included a small annual pay hike—and allowed the district to give merit bonuses, close failing schools, and evaluate teachers based in part on student performance.