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Utah District Pays Big Bonuses

By The Associated Press — November 16, 2010 1 min read

Despite hard times, officials at the 64,000-student Alpine school district in American Fork, Utah, found an extra $2 million to give 6,300 employees a bonus worth 1 percent of salary this month. Financial reports from fiscal 2010 spotlighted “one time” revenue that couldn’t be used for classroom expenses because the funding source isn’t recurring, district spokeswoman Rhonda Bromley said.

A version of this article appeared in the November 17, 2010 edition of Education Week as Utah District Pays Big Bonuses

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