S.C. district to revamp sick day policy to keep teachers in classrooms

Monday, March 17, 2014

A new sick-leave policy is in the works for the Beaufort County School District to try to keep teachers in the classroom.

The district analyzed records covering several years of sick days claimed by teachers and the amount spent on substitutes, and some officials thought those numbers were too high.

The district will attempt to reduce the number of sick days taken with some sort of incentive, possibly paying teachers at the end of each year for unused sick leave.

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