School head turnover rate rises

Michael Symons | Statehouse Bureau

TRENTON — Nearly 30 percent of New Jersey school districts hired new superintendents in the last year, a larger-than-usual turnover that may have resulted from new salary caps and changes to pensions and health benefits.

The New Jersey School Boards Association reports that 170 of the 589 districts it tracks changed their top executives in 2010-11.…

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