Arbiter backs teacher bonuses

Arbiter backs teacher bonuses

There are 2 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Feb 28, 2007, titled Arbiter backs teacher bonuses. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

A state arbitrator recommends that the Palm Beach County School District and teachers union end an impasse today by adopting a teacher bonus plan, thereby guaranteeing $9.9 million in state funds for the ...

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AmEx

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#1 Feb 28, 2007
''Union President Theo Harris said teachers continue to oppose the bonus plan because it pits members of the same faculty against each other instead of working together.''

Mr. Harris, Union President, competition is a GOOD thing not a Bad thing. If faculty are not working together then some of them need to be fired. But your Union has made that outcome impossible so what we end up with is highly paid incompetence.
jenny

Boca Raton, FL

#2 Feb 28, 2007
AmEx wrote:
''Union President Theo Harris said teachers continue to oppose the bonus plan because it pits members of the same faculty against each other instead of working together.''
Mr. Harris, Union President, competition is a GOOD thing not a Bad thing. If faculty are not working together then some of them need to be fired. But your Union has made that outcome impossible so what we end up with is highly paid incompetence.
Just wondering where your data comes from about hightly paid incompetence?
Another thing, do you consider teacher pay to be high pay?

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