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Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

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Board members Earl Cooper and Craig Kelley said the school district can't afford to lose Murphy and needs her for the long term. more

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Mackey photo is still shot from Alabama Department of Education video; Murphy photo by Jon Anderson

Mackey won over Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and Jefferson County Superintendent Craig Pouncey. more

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The four finalists are to be interviewed on Friday, April 20. more

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The Alabama Board of Education is working to narrow the list to three finalists who will be brought in for interviews. more

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Murphy is one of 41 applicants who are seeking to lead the Alabama Department of Education. Seven semifinalists are to be named Friday. more

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The school board also approved a new schedule for salary supplements for athletic and academic coaches, sponsors of fine arts groups and employees leading special academic programs. more

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Hoover school bus driver DUI

Pierce photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; bus photo by Jon Anderson

"Thank God no children were on the bus at the time of the crash," Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy announced the one-year delay in her state-of-the-school-system address. more

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School officials say the YMCA offers a superior program, but it also may cost more. more

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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

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But Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is more interested to see students compete with students nationally and internationally. more

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Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton

The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

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Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

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Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is hopeful the school district and other parties in the case will have a joint filing to the court this week. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

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Supt Advisory Council Travis Bryant 12-13-16

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Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy's Advisory Council shared its recommendations Tuesday night after six months of study. more

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Subcommittees have been meeting for months to do strategic planning. more

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Murphy said she is pleased with academic and financial progress, but challenges and goals for improvement still are ahead. more

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June 2018