NEWS & UPDATES
VIDEO: Markus Discusses Ward 8's Vision at DCPS Chancellor Confirmation Hearing
February 16, 2019
Markus on the Kojo Show: D.C. Charters Have Some Of The Highest Salaries For Administrators. So Why Are Their Teachers Making So Little?
February 5, 2019
Rep. Batchelor Urges Families to Look #BeyondtheStars on DC School Report Card as Enrollment Lottery Opens
December 10, 2018
Statement on the Nomination of Dr. Lewis Ferebee to be the Next Chancellor of DC Public Schools
December 4, 2018
What’s going on with the D.C. mayor’s chancellor selection process?
November 17, 2018
Report: Ward 8’s Vision for the Next Chancellor of DC Public Schools
October 16, 2018
Creating a Collective Vision for the next DCPS Chancellor
October 5, 2018
Our Schools. Our Choice. Make your voice heard on the selection of the next DCPS Chancellor
October 1, 2018
Girls (Finally) Get Their Own School in Ward 8
August 24, 2018
As Mayor Bowser Announces The Search For New DCPS Chancellor, Many Demand Transparency
June 29, 2018
The mothers and unborn babies in Wards 7 and 8 deserve better
December 29, 2017
Kojo Nnamdi Show
D.C. has gained national recognition for its above-average teaching salaries. From 2016-2017, the average D.C. public school teacher earned just over $76,400.
But, at the District’s charter schools, the average salary is about sixteen thousand dollars less.
So, what is causing this disparity? And why are charter administrators pulling in some of the highest school salaries in Washington?
Produced by Julie Depenbrock
Rachel Cohen Freelance Journalist
Irene Holtzman Executive Director, Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS)
Jennie Tomlinson Librarian/Technology Specialist, Cesar Chavez Public Charter School at Chavez Prep Middle School
Markus Batchelor Vice President, D.C. State Board of Education
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