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NYC Principals Spent $830G to Get Teachers Out of Grading Exams

NYC Principals Spent $830G to Get Teachers Out of Grading State Exams

The New York Daily News reported that principals of 846 schools in New York spent $830G to “buy out” teachers from grading state exams. The elementary and middle-school administrators were required to dispatch teachers for five days to grade state-mandated English Language Arts tests, and pay for substitute teachers in their place, or pay $250 per teacher, per day, for a replacement scorer. The article said a total of 664 teachers were “bought out” earlier this month.

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