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School District’s Sick Day Reform Plan Means Employees Can Miss Two-Thirds of the Year!

kday Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 9:25 AM
Abolish public unions of all kinds at all levels and require competency exams at least every two years, and require at least 45 hours of classroom continuing education per 2 year period, and do away with tenure in all its guises and forms.
kitekrazy Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 2:44 PM
Do you know how foolish that sounds? College is already a monopoly. Let's feed that monster. Aren't they part of the failure in training teachers? BTW this is already happening.
Another clueless conservative.
Mike28 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 1:21 PM
kitekrazy Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 2:44 PM
Make them do some physical labor to please Mike.

Many school districts allow employees to accrue unused sick days without limit and cash them out upon retirement.

In the Detroit district, for example, such a policy cost the district $12.5 million in unused sick leave in 2010-11.

It’s a major problem, but too many school districts are only taking baby steps to correct it.

In the small Holton, Michigan district, support personnel earn one sick day for each month worked. They’ve been allowed to accrue unused sick days without limit and cash them out upon retirement, or take extended leaves for any reason.

But now school officials are...