Greenwich, Conn. schools hire CIO

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Pitting higher salaries against long commutes, districts continue to rob each other of talent in the annual last-minute scramble to fill open positions on school payrolls.

Greenwich Public Schools filled two of its key openings this month, taking administrators from Stamford and Bridgeport, leaving those districts with more holes to fill before kids start coming back to school. This annual contest of musical chairs pits the high pay of wealthy communities, where expensive housing can be a stretch on a teacher's salary, against the affordability and ease of commute offered in less affluent districts.

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