BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — In a Florida school district roofers, painters, and grass cutters were paid at least $59,000, which is more than the salaries of teachers with over ten years of experience.

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For years, the district refused calls from school activists to reconsider what it pays for services. But faced with possible state budget cuts of between $90 million to $205 million, some board members are saying such a review is necessary.

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