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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

School Officials Raise Salaries Again

An article in the Pottstown Mercury today highlights the salaries of school officials in the Pottstown School District. The school board voted on raises for administrators twice in the past four months, bringing the combined total to $116,934.78. Some of the big earners include four members on the “executive team,” whose combined salaries are nearly $575 thousand.

While districts claim they can’t keep up with cyber charter school costs, they somehow manage to boost the salaries of its administrators (which far outweigh the total cost of cyber schools, without educating a student...

As Tony Phyrillas points out, this is just “another reason why school taxes are so high.”

Check out the Commonwealth Foundation study, Edifice Complex, for more reasons why taxes keep increasing.

Also, stop by our website, SchoolChoiceSaves.org, to learn about cost-efficient alternatives to the traditional public school.

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