After Cuomo blasts $386K top NY super...

After Cuomo blasts $386K top NY superintendent salary, a look at local salaries

There are 4 comments on the CBS 6 Albany story from Feb 7, 2011, titled After Cuomo blasts $386K top NY superintendent salary, a look at local salaries. In it, CBS 6 Albany reports that:

In his budget address last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo put school superintendent salaries on the board for possible trimming, offering one superintendent's salary of $386,000 as an example of the fat that could be cut.

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Rick Celeste

Troy, NY

#1 Feb 7, 2011
Thank God for Gov. Cuomo. Superintendents who are retired are still being hired by schools on an "interim basis" at anywhere from $500 to $600 per DAY! There are so many new administrators that would love to have that position and are willing to word hard - but instead - these people who are getting their retirement check at the same time are keeping many educators out of jobs.
joe smith

Schenectady, NY

#2 Mar 23, 2011
now if he would uncut taxes for the rich like patterson was goin to we would be all set but wait what happened to patterson?? oh is that what happens when you dont cut taxes for the wealthy? should have voted tea bag party
TCS

Syracuse, NY

#3 Mar 15, 2012
Yes, and Schnectady just hired a new superintendent who will be making a nice sum, not ridiculous on the surface. What is not often seen in these salaries is the extra stuff. In the district he just left he received a free car, a cell phone, and when he cut an administrative position he and another took on the extra duties of the cut admnistrator at "no pay." Well, no visible pay, but rumor has it his retirement got padded. Wonder what hidden clauses there are now here in Schenectady? Any truth to two year pay if the boarad fires him?
Never heard of teachers getting such benefits, but our dear Gov. is after them too. If a teacher retires and decides to sub, it is not at $500 a day, not even $300. They get sub pay. In some districts that's $60.
Bill

Brooklyn, NY

#4 Mar 18, 2012
Whats Cuomo's salary worth with all the perks??? Mansion, car,driver,house keepers/cooks security. etc. He's got millions. Cuomo is a bully who has higher asperations.

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