UPDATE (6:18 p.m.) – The teachers union is preparing to begin voting now.
There’s no tentative agreement yet between the Tacoma Education Association (TEA) and the Tacoma School District, union officials told teachers who gathered this afternoon at Mount Tahoma High School.
“Hopefully, we’ll start school tomorrow,” said teacher Michael Merrill, as he was entering the meeting.
Merrill, a 26-year-teacher who teaches at Lincoln High School, said seniority is the main issue for him.
The school district today announced that it had made changes in its proposals, including a proposal to keep class sizes unchanged. That issue has been a …