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Making the Grade, Jennings Superintendent's Contract

by Craig Cheatham

KMOV.com

Posted on September 16, 2010 at 11:26 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 4:50 AM

The current three year contract for Jennings Superintendent Clarence Holman paid him a salary of $166,138 for the 2009-10 school year. He received an auto allowance of $500 a month, and 25 vacation days a year, but could not carry them over to the next year. Four months after signing that contract Holman accepted a $300 a month cut in his transportation allowance, and now gets $200 monthly. An addendum to the Superintendent's contract signed on June 21, 2010 requires him to take two furlough days and cuts his pay about $1,300 to $164,859.

Jennings is one of the worst school districts in the metro area and is at risk of losing its state accreditation, according to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Jennings met just five of the 14 academic standards. The most recent performance review is based largely on test scores and graduation rates. The Missouri Department of Education released  its performance review recently, which is based on test scores and graduation rates.

 

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