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Will Rice, at his home in Sunderland, is a science teacher who is leaving Springfield for another school district, one of more than 200 teachers who have recently left the district.

Teachers study merit proposal

Springfield contract concerns union

By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / August 8, 2005

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Springfield, a financially ailing city, is pushing to accomplish what Governor Mitt Romney has been unable to do statewide -- pay schoolteachers based on their performance in the classroom. (Full article: 1100 words)

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