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RPS Interim Superintendent gets raise, contract extension


The Rockford Public School Board voted Tuesday night to extend the interim superintendent's contract.

Dr. Robert Willis' current contract expires in June. That deal paid $185,000. His extended contract goes through Next school and pays $225,000 for the year. He'll have to pay $15,000 to use the district's health insurance for himself and his wife.

The board voted 5-1 to offer the contract. "He did really good so the board decided to reward him with an extension to his contract, which buys us a little time with our ongoing search for the right superintendent."

The search for a permanent superintendent will start later this year. Dr. Willis is expected to help.

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