Scarsdale, Long Island offer top teac...

Scarsdale, Long Island offer top teacher pay

There are 2 comments on the Poughkeepsie Journal story from Nov 4, 2011, titled Scarsdale, Long Island offer top teacher pay. In it, Poughkeepsie Journal reports that:

ALBANY - Scarsdale, Westchester County, remains the highest-paying school district outside New York City for the second-straight year, with an average yearly salary for teachers of $116,162, figures released Thursday by a public-spending watchdog group show.

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Superintendent Paul

Bellmore, NY

#1 Nov 16, 2011
Schools can't afford extra programs and sports because of this economy, plus we pay teachers the highest salary and compensation package in the nation.Kids actually suffered and schools suffer because the majority of tax money goes to teachers salaries which are over the top and exorbitant not the kids. Something needs to change in teachers salaries a serious give back from teachers unions in the next few years or we are all in trouble.

Long Island Schools are in dire straights and need the Teacher Union salaries and health benefits reform immediately or we will be in even bigger trouble soon.

It is time for Teachers unions to give back and proof they care about kids their educations and schools, now we think they want the jobs for time off the get and high salaries not for what results are given.
Lucy C

Nyack, NY

#2 May 4, 2012
Teachers work Very hard and deserve every penny!

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