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Time Clocks Opposed

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Teachers in the Allendale County (S.C.) School District soon may have to punch time clocks each morning, but they may also strike back at the board of education members who recommended their use to counter teacher tardiness.

A union official assured teachers the time clocks are legal, but advised them to "get incensed every morning when you put that little card in the clock" and to "get fired up politically and make some changes in your school board."

If the board decides after public hearings that the clocks--which have already been installed at an estimated cost of $3,000--must be used, the local teachers' union says it will work to replace three of the five board members who voted for the clocks and who are up for re-election this term.--ab

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