City school board OKs Hathorn retire/rehire
YOUNGSTOWN — By a 5-2 vote, the Youngstown school board approved the retirement and rehiring of Superintendent Connie Hathorn.
Hathorn sought to retire and be rehired after changes to the State Teacher Retirement System that include a provision that if members retire after July 1, they have to wait five years before receiving a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment annually.
By retiring, Hathorn is be able to draw on his retirement and collect whatever the newly negotiated salary is.
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