My wife is a teacher and she is very good at it. It is a tough job, but there are a couple of things that I really love about her benefits. High on that list is sabbaticals. After a prescribed number of years, she can take a break up to a year from teaching and still get paid (at reduced rates). Teachers taking a sabbatical must either take educational courses or travel.

Who would have thought it, but paid sabbaticals have come to the accounting profession. Effective July 1, 2006, the Northeast regional firm of Citrin Cooperman & Company, headquartered in New York City, is implementing this innovative new benefit for its staff.

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