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Aaea Asks Leave Pay Restoration

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The president of the Ann ArI bor Education Association asked llast night that the Ann Arbor i Board of Education "promptly reinstate" the terminal leave pay for local teachers which was discontinued by the board last November after Michigan I Atty. Gen. Frank Kelley ruled it was illegal. AAEA President Harold 1 lins said his request is the re-I sult of a recent decisión of the I Genesee County Circuit Courtl which overturned Kelley's 1 ion. Terminal leave pay is a sum of money granted to teachers or I their beneficiaries upon retirement or death when the teacher has been employed by the school system for a minimum I of five consecutive years. The I amount paid is the equivalent I of one per cent of the teacher's I highest regular basic I tual salary times the number of I full-time equivalent years 1 ployed. I The terminal leave pay item ■ is a provisión in the 1968-70 ■ tract between the AAEA and I the Board of Education. I It was stopped last fall beI cause of a severance clause in I the master agreement whichl Isays any provisions in the 1 I tract found to be contrary tol I the law are invalid. Speaking on another matter I last night, Collins urged the I board not to hire mainly first-l year teachers in an effort tol decrease cpsts - a move sug-l gested by Trastee Ted Heusell and others. CoUins said hel would give the school system I ñve years of this practice and I it would "no longer be a top- rate school system." I