- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish School Board has approved a 38 percent raise in base pay for its superintendent.

The Courier reports (https://bit.ly/1NO6Vn2) Philip Martin, who has not received a raise in seven years, was awarded a $50,500 increase, up from $134,500 to $185,000. The board also extended his contract two years to Dec. 31, 2018 Tuesday night.

Under the new contract, Martin will receive approximately $195,000 in compensation, including a car allowance, longevity pay and an educational stipend.

The school board approved the proposal 6-3.

Two weeks ago, Martin received a satisfactory grade from the board, the highest grade he can receive.


Information from: The Courier, https://www.houmatoday.com

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