FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The Broward School Board held a special session on Friday and approved a proposed pay raises for teachers.

The vote came after a deal was reached back in December between the school district and the teachers union.

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The negotiations included a $2,000 one-time stipend for all educational professional staff members.

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It also includes a salary increase of 1.33 percent for highly effective teachers on the pay-performance salary, a 1.07 percent salary increase for teachers on the grandfathered salary schedule, and a one percent pay raise for effective teachers on the pay for performance salary schedule.

Teachers who didn’t receive disaster relief from the state will receive a thousand-dollar bonus.

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Multilingual support staff will receive a $500 supplement.

Deborah Souverain