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  •  I just calculated out the extra hours (5+ / 0-)
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    Tamar, Mike08, JanL, happymisanthropy, jofr

    in another comment. I estimated 18,250 additional minutes of instructional time and then divided by an estimated 76,000 minutes of current contracted time and got 24%. Like magic.

    So I think the number is in fact not pulled out of the air.

    Fry, don't be a hero! It's not covered by our health plan!

    by elfling on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:52:41 PM PDT

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