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Dance has consulting job with company doing business with schools
Dance has consulting job with company doing business with schools

Several months after the Baltimore County school system signed an $875,000 contract with a professional development company in Illinois, Superintendent Dallas Dance took a part-time job with that company to coach Chicago school principals. Dance is allowed under his employment contract to do private consulting work with prior approval of the school board as long as it does not interfere with the superintendent's job. However, Dance acknowledged in an interview Friday that he had not yet sought the board's approval, even though he took the job with SUPES Academy over the summer. Dance's second job prompted questions about the propriety of his working for a company that does...

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