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Sun Sep 9 12:35:15 CDT 2007
>From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>Date: 2007/09/09 Sun AM 10:47:05 CDT
>To: The Geeks List <geeks at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [geeks] Teachers
>Geoff Reed wrote:
>> The school districts were saying that to pay the teachers the cost of living
>> wage increases, the teaches would have to pay 20-30% of the cost of their
>> healthcare above any they were already paying, the problem with that is that
>> what they district wanted them to pay for the healthcare was MORE than the
>> cost of living raises that the legislature passed last year for teachers.
>> At the same time the administration staff (including maintenance people) and
>> superintendents of the 3 districts mentioned earlier all got raises and they
>> would not have to pay any of their own healthcare costs, only the teachers.
>You know, I'd like to see a law requiring that school administration,
>school superintendents, and school board members be paid no more, and
>receive no more paid benefits, than the lowest-paid "full time" teacher
>in their district.
>I suspect that'd change a few things.
Nearly every individual in the administration at my school district earns over $100,000/year (but they work *all* year!)... Of course, adinistrative assistants (secretaries) make considerably less than $100,000/year.
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