Super Payouts for Superintendents

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    Bills would make superintendent severance deals much less cushy

    When the Mount Vernon school board agreed to pay then-Superintendent Gregg Weiss a $200,000 severance package last year, even that wasn’t the whole cost...

    The parachute is pretty nice for superintendent departing La Joya schools

    The La Joya school district, which drew political fire for using $20 million in general funds to build a water park and learning complex,...
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    Bills take aim at sweet deals for departing school officials

    While Texas lawmakers are trying to find more money for public schools, a couple of legislators have filed bills to slash one particular kind...

    Painful penalties haven’t kept school districts from making big payouts to...

    Four Texas school districts last year lost nearly $400,000 in state funding as a penalty for their generosity to departing superintendents, according to records...

    Lean budgets not hurting school superintendents’ prospects for ample severance payouts

    While Texas school districts struggle with what they contend is chronic underfunding from the state, many are still negotiating contracts that give cushy severance...
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    Grand Prairie superintendent may be shopping for a house not owned...

    The Grand Prairie school district seems ready to shed one of its most infamous tenants: Superintendent Susan Hull may be getting her own place. Since...
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    The Texas Education Agency’s superintendent code of silence

    This article is being co-published with RealClearInvestigations. The Texas Education Agency has disciplined 45 school superintendents since 2012 for transgressions ranging from embezzlement to sexual misconduct,...