03/29/2011 11:39 am ET | Updated May 29, 2011

School Administrators Pocketing 'Professional Development' Dollars

DENVER (CBS4) - In the midst of excruciating budget cuts, dozens of highly-compensated administrators in the Adams County District 50 Schools saw their yearly allowance for "professional development" nearly quadruple; a yearly stipend they are allowed to pocket as cash.

"Employee benefits are re-evaluated every year. This benefit was determined to be appropriate," said Steve Saunders, a spokesperson for District 50.

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