CMS gives $2.7M in bonuses as its work force shrinks
Posted on 25 Apr 2010 by Matthew Tyndall
Almost 900 teachers, principals and other school staff, most working at Charlotte's most challenging schools, collected more than $2.7 million in bonuses during the past year, even as top administrators forfeited theirs.
New payroll data provides a snapshot of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' worst budget year in recent memory. The district's work force shrank by more than 900 people since last spring, while the number of six-figure salaries held steady.
Read more by Ann Doss Helms at the Charlotte Observer.