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Senior L.A. Unified official will head Burbank school district
Senior L.A. Unified official will head Burbank school district

A senior Los Angeles school district official who is closely associated with that system's recent successes and failures will be the next leader of the Burbank Unified School District. Matt Hill, 38, was selected Thursday night on a 4-0 vote by the Board of Education. Hill's three-year contract calls for a salary of $241,000 annually. He replaces Jan Britz, who is retiring at the end of the school year. Her base pay is $205,000, with expense allowances worth about $25,000 a year. Hill has never been a teacher, nor headed a school system, but for six years he was a central figure in the nation's second-largest district, which made academic gains over that time. As a...

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