Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

APS' Automatic Raises.(Final)(Editorial)


School district residents who can't figure how four superintendents adds up to better management may have trouble with another new math concept: automatic raises for all four.

If you were unaware that Albuquerque Public Schools' superintendents automatically get the same percentage raises as teachers, you're not alone. It was news to teacher union president Ellen Bernstein: "You mean everytime I negotiate for the teacher raise, I'm negotiating for superintendents?" At least the union can't claim management doesn't sincerely want higher pay for teachers. …

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