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Times Picayune

May 15, 12:00 AM

Orleans Parish School Board approves property tax increase

The Orleans Parish School Board voted Tuesday evening to raise its property tax rate for 2013, install district Chief Financial Officer Stan Smith as interim superintendent and elevate the head of the district's charter office to the level of deputy superintendent. The voting came during a long, contentious meeting, extending months of acrimony on the board over a host of issues.

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