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Daily Freeman: Greene County teachers salaries among lowest in area

Jul 25, 2010 11:29 pm
Kyle Wind in The Daily Freeman looks at area teacher salaries, comparing Dutchess, Ulster, and Greene County statistics and finds that Greene teachers rank near the bottom in several categories:
Greene County base salaries were some of the lowest among the 18 school districts in the Freeman’s coverage area, with Catskill teachers starting at the third-lowest base salaries and earning a maximum of the second-least top salaries. Coxsackie-Athens teachers in 2009-10 started at the sixth-lowest base salaries and earned a maximum of the fourth-lowest top base salaries. Cairo-Durham teachers started at the fifth-lowest salaries and earned the fifth-lowest top salaries. Hunter-Tannersville teachers earned the region’s lowest minimum salaries and fourth-lowest maximum salaries. Greene County districts also has among the highest teacher turnover rates in the region, according to state Education Department data for 2007-08, the most recent statistics available. Read the entire story in The Daily Freeman.
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