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Incoming Durham School Superintendent Gets Pay Hike

Posted February 11, 2006 4:08 a.m. EST

— The man tapped to lead Durham County schools is getting a raise.

Deputy Superintendent Carl Harris signed off on a four-year contract with a $34,000 bump in pay. He came to Durham Public Schools in 2003 from the top job in Franklin County Schools.

Harris’ salary starts at $185,000 a year, with the possibility of annual 5 percent bonuses. He will replace outgoing superintendent Ann Denlinger, who retires in June.