By: Diane Benjamin
Household income in McLean is said to be around $60,000, maybe slightly higher.
According to Open The Books – Unit 5, the top 250 employees in Unit 5 made more than $74,000 in 2015.
The top 500 employees earn more than $59,000.
912 employees are currently members of the teacher’s union negotiating with Unit 5, according to the paper. I’m happy to see the teachers want less testing. That’s what Common Core is! They should demand it gets dumped. Teach kids HOW to think instead of what to think.
Meanwhile, I’ve heard stories about the high schools not being well maintained because the janitorial staff had to be cut. Maybe the last state budget fix helped, I haven’t heard an update.
I hope the teacher’s union recognizes a lot of their members earn more all by themselves than many households earn. Maybe parents aren’t involved in the kids education because they have to work, some more than 1 job.
This is another example of government employees being just fine. The rest of us struggle to pay for government.