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    Written by Andrew Donohue

    8 comments
    Cynthia Holman
    Cynthia Holman subscriber

    Teachers took a pay cut when they agreed to support the struggling district and delay their raises for three years. They took another cut with first a three day then a five day furlough.

    jaydead
    jaydead

    Teachers took a pay cut when they agreed to support the struggling district and delay their raises for three years. They took another cut with first a three day then a five day furlough.

    Bob Spaulding
    Bob Spaulding subscribermember

    CA teachers have the highest average salaries in the nation, outside of D.C. And we have the strongest teachers' unions. San Diego could solve its school budget problems by cutting teacher pay by 10 - 20 percent, leaving them still in the upper half nationwide.

    EconProf
    EconProf

    CA teachers have the highest average salaries in the nation, outside of D.C. And we have the strongest teachers' unions. San Diego could solve its school budget problems by cutting teacher pay by 10 - 20 percent, leaving them still in the upper half nationwide.

    Louisa Golden
    Louisa Golden subscriber

    Could state over sight result in better schools and students who leave the system more prepared for work or further education? I hope it will.

    Louisa Golden
    Louisa Golden

    Could state over sight result in better schools and students who leave the system more prepared for work or further education? I hope it will.

    Michael Robertson
    Michael Robertson subscribermember

    "Grossly incompetent management by the board and Superintendent" would be more accurate.

    mp3michael
    mp3michael

    "Grossly incompetent management by the board and Superintendent" would be more accurate.

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