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BURNSVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – There is more fallout from a controversial severance package given to a Burnsville school official.

Parents and teachers are demanding answers after human resources director Tania Chance resigned six months into her job and received $254,000 dollars in pay and benefits.

District officials say they can’t provide details because of data privacy rules. Burnsville State Representative Pam Myhra wants to change that.

NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Steve Murphy Reports

“We’re talking over a quarter-million dollars. That’s a lot of money for a school district to have to pay out” said the Republican lawmaker.

Myhra is introducing a bill on Monday that would require full disclosure for any future payouts over $10,000.

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