New contract approved for Grand Ledge school employees

By DeVinnia Moore
Living in the Ledge Staff Reporter

On Oct. 26 the employee contract of the Michigan Education Association /National Education Association Unit IV, was approved. This contract is an agreement between the Grand Ledge Board of Education and MEA/NEA Unit Assistants. This includes Teacher Assistants, Health Care Assistants, Bus Assistants, Adventure Club Head Caregivers, and Adventure Club Caregivers. Superintendent of Grand Ledge schools, Brian Metcalf, said this new contract includes an increase of $150,000 more in funds.