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Should high school coaches be allowed to stay after teaching retirement?

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In New Jersey, high school athletic instructors run double duty as teachers and coaches.

A law in the Garden State says that when a teacher who also serves as a coach retires from the classroom, he or she must wait a full school year to get back on the sidelines or the educator will lose his or her pension package.

Two Middlesex County Assemblypersons, Patrick Diegnan and Nancy Pinkin, have sponsored a bill that would stop that trend and allow for retired teachers to coach the very next season without losing pension payments. As part of the bill, a coach cannot receive compensation of more than $10,000 for the sport’s season.

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By: Jason Koestenblatt (Patch)

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