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June 30, 2010 Poll Results

The departure deal given to Eric Ely, superintendent of Schenectady schools, was ...

Good deal for the taxpayers 4% 16 votes
Bad deal for the taxpayers 78% 266 votes
Good deal for both sides 17% 59 votes
Total: 341 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


June 30, 2010
4:26 p.m.

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I would have kicked him in the pants as he left,and gave him no MONEY!!!!!

July 1, 2010
9:21 p.m.

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Shouldn't get a nickel -- he quit!

July 2, 2010
11:13 a.m.

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Ely had the other job and he knew it. He did the severance he did just to "get" the city. And Southbridge didn't tell Schenectady because they KNEW they couldn't afford Ely's salary without Schenectady contributing some. Southbridge has ONE FOURTH the number of students Schenectady does. So much for Ely wanting to use his talents to better an urban district the way he said he wanted to.

July 3, 2010
3:18 p.m.

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Have to agree with Strock's July 1 column: "fine example 'for the kids'".

All board members who voted for the deal should be voted out. And any who knew the details of the upcoming agreement who didn't share it with the public should be voted out too.

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