769 departing employees receive cash incentive from Houston district

March 4, 2011
Administrators wanted to get an early gauge of next year's staffing needs

From The Houston Chronicle: In the Houston school system, 769 employees have informed the district they won't be returning next year and will receive a cash payment for making the early notification. The incentives — offered so district officials could get an early staff count for budget planning — will cost the system about $1.25 million, The incentive was as much as $2,500 for the most experienced employees.

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