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Superintendent´s pay in South
Bay district called ´excessive´

Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 4/1/2014 6:54:46 AM

New York City Chancellor Carmen Farina oversees more than a million students, 1,700 schools and a budget the size of many states. Her pay: $412,193.Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy has half a million students, 1,000-plus schools, a $7-billion budget — and made $393,106 last year. Supt. Jose Fernandez´s South Bay school district has just 6,600 students, five high schools and a $70-million budget. His earnings: $674,559 last year. "I don´t know of anybody, in any major city, who makes anything close to that, even with extra bonuses or compensation," said Michael Casserly, executive director of the Council of the Great

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 4/1/2014 7:06:51 AM     (No. 9792711)

Their salaries wouldn´t bother me if the damn kids were learning,that´s the worst part.I don´t even want to think about these people getting bonuses on top.What about that school in Brooklyn that watched fat Albert cartoons all day?Is that principal still strutting around in her fur coat?

According to the current liberal thinking,people like this are supposed to be helping the economy. I guess that´s true if you own a corner liquor store.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/1/2014 7:20:21 AM     (No. 9792723)

Get back to basics. Like everything else in this country greed has destroyed another institution. The teachers´ unions, top heavy administrative costs, ineffective curricula, lack of discipline, political correctness and declining professionalism are killing education. Money will not fix what ails education in this country. That is a lie that is being perpetrated by those who stand to gain the most, the administration. Time to wrest education back from the government and put it into the hands of parents and teachers. To you parents out there who believe Johnny and Jane can do no wrong and fail to instill respect for authority into your children, do us all a favor and change your ways or homeschool your child. A few bad apples do spoil the whole bunch. Children cannot learn without structure, discipline and respect. Everything else is just managed chaos to one degree or another. Purge the schools of teachers who want to indoctrinate. Teach the basics without an agenda. Expect excellence from everyone, teachers and students alike. Put recess and PE back in school especially in elementary and middle school. Make professional dress a requirement for teachers. Put a stop to the endless bureaucratic paperwork. Like Ronald Reagan said, we have complex problems with simple solutions.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/1/2014 7:35:11 AM     (No. 9792736)

They pay him extra so he can buy seniority to be paid a higher retirement??? That is incredible!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/1/2014 10:16:52 AM     (No. 9792934)

Superintendent´s pay everywhere seems excessive, which is everywhere over $200K. No one knows what this position does, or has received any benefit from it, yet it is among the highest paid positions in the country.

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