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October 27, 2013

Auditor calls for transparency on superintendent contracts

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —

Jones’ contract sets her annual salary at $92,000 a year.  East Bernstadt Schools have a student body of approximately 525 students.

According to the Kentucky Department of Education website, in year’s past, East Bernstadt superintendents have made approximately $113,000 per year, almost $20,000 more than what Jones agreed to in her contract.

Jones, in the midst of her second year as superintendent, agreed to the contract for a five-year period.  Her contract will end on Dec. 31, 2017.

In a press release, the Auditor of Public Accounts ensures public resources are being protected, accurately valued, properly accounted for and effectively employed to raise the life of Kentuckians.

To learn more or to view current superintendent contracts, visit auditor.ky.gov or http://education.ky.gov/districts/FinRept/Pages/Superintendent-compensation.aspx.

 

rmcdaniel@sentinel-echo.com

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