Some N.J. School Bosses Sharing Pain of Aid Cuts
Administrators in nearly five dozen New Jersey school districts are freezing their pay this year to help reduce the number of teachers and other staff who would be laid off because of the governor's massive school aid cuts
But one south Jersey school superintendent put himself at the head of the class by cutting his own $160,000 salary by more than $115,000, and planning to return to work in the fall at a starting teacher's salary of $43,660 — with no benefits.
Joseph Cirrinicione, superintendent of Lower Township schools in Cape May County, says he feels compelled to share in the sacrifices that others in his district are forced to make. He will retire in June but return in November as interim superintendent...
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