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Richard S. Madaleno, Jr.
Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay
Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay

State and local lawmakers called on Baltimore school officials Monday to rein in policies and practices that led the district to pay employees $46 million last year in accrued leave, bonuses, overtime, stipends and other compensation. The district made the payouts as it was logging a $72 million deficit that officials say will force the first layoffs in more than a decade. The salary information, obtained by The Baltimore Sun, comes to light as district readers and lawmakers rally to restore $36.5 million in state cuts back to the schools budget. City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young said the district should change rules for new hires to limit payouts for unused...

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