Michigan's schools chief 1 of 28 education officials nationwide paid more than governor

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Michigan's top school official is one of 28 state education chiefs nationwide making more than their state's governor, a new survey from the Council of State Governments found.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan has a reported salary of $189,515, according to the survey, part of the annual "Book of the States" project produced by the Council of State Governments. That salary puts him ahead of Gov. Rick Snyder, who has a salary of $159,300.

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