Oklahomans for Responsible Government released a report Monday that more than 530 superintendents in the state grossed $51 million in salary - an increase of $1 million from 2008.
“If you really dive into the report and you look at the increases that were given, some of the increases that were given were greater than a single teacher’s salary,” Brian Downs, executive director of the non-profit government watchdog. “With the state having such a shortfall we thought it was interesting to put this information out to taxpayers.”
The report doesn’t draw on comparisons with other states but rather looks back at last year’s salaries and notes the increases across the state, Downs said.
View a copy of the report here to find out what your school district’s superintendent is making. What do you make of the report? Is it a call for concern or are good administrators worth the cost?