Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Not to Be Missed
Amid all the talk about a school budget that places an intolerable burden on taxpayers, Lynn Sloneker reveals on her blog Unmuffled that 25 percent of the teachers in the Hudson City School District were paid more than $80,000 last year. Looking at the list of salaries paid to administrators and to 53 of the 200 teachers in the district, it's easy to understand why the HCSD budget is so enormous. What's not easy to understand is why student academic performance is so abyssmal.