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Mosely pushes to cut teacher absences

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Dougherty County School Superintendent wants to cut down on absences, not from students, but teachers.

Dr. David Mosely says the system spends nearly a million dollars a year for substitute teachers.

Mosely says improving attendance among full-time teachers could save a couple hundred thousand dollars a year.

That money could then be used for teaching materials or programs to help students.

“And if we could save 200 or 250, I would be more than willing to give that back to the schools, with instructional supplies,” says Dr. David Mosely, Dougherty County SSuperintendent

The system has around 2500 employees.

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