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Posted - 08/27/2012 :  10:33:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Subject to approval at tonight's school board meeting:

Certificated Salary Increases

Emily Bauer BA Step 3 $41,135.00 BA +20 Step 3 $43,035.00
Tina Dirksen BA +20 Step 29 $61,845.00 BA +30 Step 29 $67,640.00
Kathryn Gray BA Step1 $39,045.00 MA Step 1 $44,840.00
Emily Hendrickson BA Step 3 $41,135.00 BA +30 Step 3 $47,120.00
Ashley Osborne BA Step 3 $41,135.00 MA Step 3 $47,120.00
Barbara Phillips BA +20 Step 13 $53,485.00 MA Step 13 $58,520.00
Rachel Rist BA +20 Step 4 $44,080.00 MA Step 4 $48,260.00
Corry Thompson BA Step 4 $42,180.00 BA +30 Step 4 $48,260.00
John Wilhelm BA +20 Step 9 $49,305.00 BA +30 Step 9 $53,960.00
Samantha Frye BA Step 3 $41,135.00 BA +20 Step 3 $43,035.00

Certificated Supplemental Contracts – New Hire

Carol Kelley Varsity Cheerleading Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Shannon Kelly JV Cheerleading Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Jennifer Lane 8th Grade Cheerleading Cat. 4 Step 5 $3,800.00
Rachael Blankenship 7th Grade Cheerleading Cat. 4 Step 4 $3,420.00
Seth Darrell Head Cross Country Cat. 4 Step 0 $1,900.00
Brett Stubbs Weight Room Supervisor Cat. 1 Step 2 $6,840.00
Brett Stubbs Head Football Cat. 1 Step 2 $6,840.00
Eric Demichele Varsity Asst. Football Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Robert Hunt Varsity Asst. Football Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Barak Faulk Varsity Asst. Football Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Greg Fielder Head 7th Grade Football Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Mike Stanger Head 8th Grade Football Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Corry Thompson Vars. Asst. Volleyball ½ Contract Cat. 5 Step 5 $1,710.00
Stu Wilson Head Golf Cat. 4 Step 1 $2,280.00
Lori Badgett Marching Band Cat. 1 Step 5 $7,980.00
Paul Mann Stage Manager Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Eric Demichele Student Government ½ Contract Cat. 5 Step 2 $1,140.00
Linda Black Jr. Class Advisor Cat. 6 Step 5 $3,040.00
Harriet Gray Jr. Class Advisor Cat. 6 Step 5 $3,040.00

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Posted - 08/27/2012 :  10:53:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

So I wonder what the outcome of this vote was tonight? I'm sorry, but for right now these step raises should be frozen.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  04:15:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Estimated over $50000 in increased costs,Salary increases of 5% or more.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  07:55:16 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

The nerve of some of those teachers......where do they get off expecting over 40K to "teach"


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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  08:14:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Look at all the positions for CHEERLEADING??? Football Asst?? REALLY?

Here's a novel idea - The new hires donate their money back this year to the school and make it a volunteer position? After All, it's for the kids....


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[i]Originally posted by Monroe News[/i]
[br]Subject to approval at tonight's school board meeting:

Certificated Supplemental Contracts – New Hire

Carol Kelley Varsity Cheerleading Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Shannon Kelly JV Cheerleading Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Jennifer Lane 8th Grade Cheerleading Cat. 4 Step 5 $3,800.00
Rachael Blankenship 7th Grade Cheerleading Cat. 4 Step 4 $3,420.00
Seth Darrell Head Cross Country Cat. 4 Step 0 $1,900.00
Brett Stubbs Weight Room Supervisor Cat. 1 Step 2 $6,840.00
Brett Stubbs Head Football Cat. 1 Step 2 $6,840.00
Eric Demichele Varsity Asst. Football Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Robert Hunt Varsity Asst. Football Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Barak Faulk Varsity Asst. Football Cat. 2 Step 5 $5,320.00
Greg Fielder Head 7th Grade Football Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Mike Stanger Head 8th Grade Football Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Corry Thompson Vars. Asst. Volleyball ½ Contract Cat. 5 Step 5 $1,710.00
Stu Wilson Head Golf Cat. 4 Step 1 $2,280.00
Lori Badgett Marching Band Cat. 1 Step 5 $7,980.00
Paul Mann Stage Manager Cat. 3 Step 5 $4,560.00
Eric Demichele Student Government ½ Contract Cat. 5 Step 2 $1,140.00
Linda Black Jr. Class Advisor Cat. 6 Step 5 $3,040.00
Harriet Gray Jr. Class Advisor Cat. 6 Step 5 $3,040.00

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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  08:43:01 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

They are getting paid to do a job that takes up more time during to week, no need to work for free.

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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  08:47:11 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

If you care about the kids and you know the schools situation - it seems to be a no brainer. A few of our Council people state they donate their salaries back to the city. And while it doesn't appear to be large sums of money - it would go a long way to showing the community some leadership and dedication to the kids - resulting in a passing levy?

Just an idea....Geez!

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[i]Originally posted by zapp2525[/i]
[br]They are getting paid to do a job that takes up more time during to week, no need to work for free.

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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  08:48:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Easy for people to tell other people to give up money, when others don't even want to give up $25 a month for the school them self.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  08:50:38 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

How do we know they don't donate their salaries back to the school? Was it posted somewhere that said they didn't?
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:03:07 AM  Show Profile  Visit John Beagle's Homepage  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

For the amount of extra time put in, we are getting a real bargain. I don't begrudge any of the stipends paid to our teachers and coaching staff.

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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:31:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Break that supplemental down to an hourly rate and that is a bargain.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:49:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Soooo, the people who are assisting/coaching our kids (and who are not responsible for the current financial mess) should give back a meager stipend, but the voters should veto a levy?
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:51:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

^ Crazy there are some people who think that way.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:52:02 AM  Show Profile  Send Matt_Steele an AOL message  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Man, with some of the attitudes around here, I'm constantly amazed that we can attract teachers that lead us to having an excellent academic rating.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:57:13 AM  Show Profile  Visit John Beagle's Homepage  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

You think this 'attitude' is unique to Monroe?

Whenever you have a group of people who are allowed to share their opinion, you get various levels of discourse.

People have a right to express their opinions and you should not be frustrated when they do.

You have to look at the trends in discussions. You can see when ideas become accepted by the group. Some people you will never change their opinion. Others who are open minded do change their minds.

Are we not seeing a slight improvement in the attitude toward approving the levy?

You have eyes.....do you see?

Mark 8:18
Do you have eyes but fail to see, and ears but fail to hear? And don't you remember?

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[i]Originally posted by Matt_Steele[/i]
[br]Man, with some of the attitudes around here, I'm constantly amazed that we can attract teachers that lead us to having an excellent academic rating.


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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  09:58:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

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[i]Originally posted by OneWorld[/i]
[br]So I wonder what the outcome of this vote was tonight? I'm sorry, but for right now these step raises should be frozen.


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[i]Originally posted by sunflower23[/i]
[br]Estimated over $50000 in increased costs,Salary increases of 5% or more.



Since you are concerned about the % increase these teachers are receiving, can you give me the amount of money these individuals spent getting their +10, +20 or even their Masters Degrees to better themselves? Oh and also required by the state. While you're at it, don't forget to add in the time spent doing the work.
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My opinion on the issue of the Master's degree thing is that it is just a union-endorsed way of boosting teacher pay while making it look like the teachers are more qualified. While some aspects of the additional education may be helpful, I doubt it will turn a poor teacher into a good one. There needs to be a more cost effective way of developing teachers and improving their actual teaching performance rather than just their knowledge base.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  10:12:56 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Teacher salaries aren't why we're broke. Bad management from day 1 is the reason. We never paid enough in taxes compared to our neighbors because it was all set up wrong.
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quote:
[i]Originally posted by John Beagle[/i]
[br]You think this 'attitude' is unique to Monroe?

Whenever you have a group of people who are allowed to share their opinion, you get various levels of discourse.

People have a right to express their opinions and you should not be frustrated when they do.

You have to look at the trends in discussions. You can see when ideas become accepted by the group. Some people you will never change their opinion. Others who are open minded do change their minds.

Are we not seeing a slight improvement in the attitude toward approving the levy?

You have eyes.....do you see?

Mark 8:18
Do you have eyes but fail to see, and ears but fail to hear? And don't you remember?

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[i]Originally posted by Matt_Steele[/i]
[br]Man, with some of the attitudes around here, I'm constantly amazed that we can attract teachers that lead us to having an excellent academic rating.







Well I don't believe I said it was unique to Monroe but that doesn't mean it's common everywhere. Some communities approach local education in a much different way.

Also, I think I'm allowed to be frustrated whenever I want and on whatever topic I chose to be. I think everyone is frustrated right now by a lot of things regarding the school.

I also don't believe I was even mentioning the levy or referring to it at all. I was discussing attitudes towards teacher's compensation and then the community's expectations of those same teachers. The same attitudes and frustrations that I have expressed multiple times on this forum separate from the levy issue. I see this as a separate issue that exists even when there is no levy to discuss.

Don't read too much into my one sentence post.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  10:28:02 AM  Show Profile  Send Matt_Steele an AOL message  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

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[i]Originally posted by Bill[/i]
[br]My opinion on the issue of the Master's degree thing is that it is just a union-endorsed way of boosting teacher pay while making it look like the teachers are more qualified. While some aspects of the additional education may be helpful, I doubt it will turn a poor teacher into a good one. There needs to be a more cost effective way of developing teachers and improving their actual teaching performance rather than just their knowledge base.




So let me see if I'm understanding you correctly

"There needs to be a more cost effective way of developing teachers and improving their actual teaching performance rather than just their knowledge base."


So we need to find a better way for a teacher to improve their performance that will ultimately give them less money?


I'm all about finding a more efficient way for teacher's to improve their performance than just a master's degree. However, I'm also ok with fair compensation for their improved skills and knowledge.


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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  10:40:29 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

quote:
[i]Originally posted by John Beagle[/i]
[br]For the amount of extra time put in, we are getting a real bargain. I don't begrudge any of the stipends paid to our teachers and coaching staff.



I agree 100% with John.

Anyone expecting someone to do something for nothing doens't live in the real world. Take a look at how much time a coach puts in and you will see it's a bargain.

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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  10:42:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

Which part was not clear???

I did not say anything about the teachers.
I also made a recommendation for donating like the Council does to encourage support.
Your attitudes are what is killing the hopes for a levy.
GIMME GIMME GIMME!

Really we need that many paid advisers for Cheer leading? And 7th & 8th graders need separate coaches?
My point was simple - sometimes a grand gesture by a few (FOR 1 YEAR people)to prove they are trying to help the kids, school and community could go a long way to getting support for the levy in Nov.

Really, I am bored with trying to get all of you to see that I am trying to help but your attitudes are really .... just WOW!
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  10:42:18 AM  Show Profile  Send Bob Kelley an AOL message  Send Bob Kelley a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

If it was the Union that required masters degree's you could make a case, it's not. It was mandated by the State.
Now for the conspiracy theory statement that must follow postings on anything to do with school finance
It was done as a back door way to raise taxes, they force school districts to raise taxes then cut funding and keep the money forcing more tax increases to pay for the services they required.
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My opinion on the issue of the Master's degree thing is that it is just a union-endorsed way of boosting teacher pay while making it look like the teachers are more qualified. While some aspects of the additional education may be helpful, I doubt it will turn a poor teacher into a good one. There needs to be a more cost effective way of developing teachers and improving their actual teaching performance rather than just their knowledge base.


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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  10:47:24 AM  Show Profile  Send Paul an AOL message  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

I still don't understand the team busing? The only teams that get bused both ways are 7-12 football. I paid my kids fee's which were higher this year, thats fine, Im ok with that but what did it get us? Did that money go to the football team? Where does all that money go? We are paying just one coach! Just why is it the football team gets all their travel expense covered?

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Matt, not sure I understand your point. Aside from asking why four years of college isn't enough to properly train teachers, is it too much to ask for teachers to receive occasional instruction (workshops, etc) that will improve their teaching and student performance without having to dangle the carrot of the automatic pay bumps that come with a Master's? For one thing, these auto raises are more costly than one would think -- the annual increase in pay sounds reasonable at first glance but the bar is then raised for higher and higher pay for the rest of the career and of course the higher pension payout (which is the real financial burden). My guess is this can be done with some training short of a 2 year Master's program.

The reality is they are working to educate and motivate kids, not build rocket engines. Is 6 years of college really necessary? I've read articles (no, I can't cite them) showing that a Master's degree really has very little impact on whether a teacher is good or not. Look back on your own education --- what made the best teachers....was it a Master's or was it their ability to engage you and capture your interest?

Career development should be viewed as part of their "career" (they are professionals, right?) and, one would hope, their performance should impact their annual evaluations. Ahh, but there's the rub. Teachers unions don't allow this sort of thing.
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[i]Originally posted by Bob Kelley[/i]
[br]If it was the Union that required masters degree's you could make a case, it's not. It was mandated by the State.
Now for the conspiracy theory statement that must follow postings on anything to do with school finance
It was done as a back door way to raise taxes, they force school districts to raise taxes then cut funding and keep the money forcing more tax increases to pay for the services they required.
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My opinion on the issue of the Master's degree thing is that it is just a union-endorsed way of boosting teacher pay while making it look like the teachers are more qualified. While some aspects of the additional education may be helpful, I doubt it will turn a poor teacher into a good one. There needs to be a more cost effective way of developing teachers and improving their actual teaching performance rather than just their knowledge base.





Perhaps, but I wouldn't be surprised if the teachers' union didn't lobby the State on behalf of this issue.
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[i]Originally posted by Happy HarperValley Rez[/i]
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Your attitudes are what is killing the hopes for a levy.

Really, I am bored with trying to get all of you to see that I am trying to help but your attitudes are really .... just WOW!





Ummm

Really? It's our attitude killing the levy?

Could have fooled me. Negativity breeds more negativity.

For someone who is "trying" to help you sure have a funny way of going about it.
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I don't know the answer to that. I will share that in my opinion the problem with education is not a local issue, it's a state and national issue. Too many people that know nothing about education making rules that districts have to follow and more importantly waste money on besides their core business of educating kids. No matter how hard we scream, kick, bad mouth and fight we can't fix this at the local level. But the good news is you can fix it. VOTE...vote for candidates that want to see education reform, candidates that have shown they will follow through on their statements and give them help. One vote alone will not change a policy in our State or Local government but several candidates that want to see that happen can. That's my 2 cents for what its worth....
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If it was the Union that required masters degree's you could make a case, it's not. It was mandated by the State.
Now for the conspiracy theory statement that must follow postings on anything to do with school finance
It was done as a back door way to raise taxes, they force school districts to raise taxes then cut funding and keep the money forcing more tax increases to pay for the services they required.
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My opinion on the issue of the Master's degree thing is that it is just a union-endorsed way of boosting teacher pay while making it look like the teachers are more qualified. While some aspects of the additional education may be helpful, I doubt it will turn a poor teacher into a good one. There needs to be a more cost effective way of developing teachers and improving their actual teaching performance rather than just their knowledge base.





Perhaps, but I wouldn't be surprised if the teachers' union didn't lobby the State on behalf of this issue.


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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  11:14:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

I know what killed the levy.............The ones that pushed the NO button.
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This would be an excellent time to hear Suzi Rubin's take on school funding and her ideas to fix it at the state level.

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Keep the attitude coming sir and you will get another defeat in Nov.
You are doing nothing to change people's perceptions...


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[br]I know what killed the levy.............The ones that pushed the NO button.

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If you are voting NO because of me you have issues..........well never mind.
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NICE -Lmao!!
And mature....

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[br]If you are voting NO because of me you have issues..........well never mind.

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Thanks, I thought it was funny also.
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I know that several of those teachers put in more time due to what they teach and the grades they teach. One of those teachers is an intervention specialist and I would never ever begrudge them a raise for everything they do during school hours as well as after. I want a raise for my hard work and I think they deserve them as well. The teachers did not put us in his situation but they are the ones that are dealing with the negative consequences when they are short supplies or are dealing with more student per teacher ratio. They have my kids more waking hours a day than I do and have 30 of them! We think we have a bad day? Imagine 30 kids influencing each other to all be antsy that day or not listening while trying to teach them the curriculum in the short amount of time they have per subject? Or dealing with more students than we have textbooks? Trying to get kids to share while effectively teaching them? I will take my bad day over that any day!
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To reinforce some of what Bob K. said. The state mandates the Masters degree etc... And if you follow the "Evil Union - lazy over paid teacher" premise, the Union would not want to make the teachers do more work right? They would want them to do less for more. But that is anything but the case. No Child Left behind, IEPs, 504s, unfunded mandates, state testing, higher requirements for licensing etc...

Throw on top of that with recent cuts across many local districts and I'm sure you have people who have worked and paid for their Masters recently who were cut and will probably not see a real ROI on that investment. I'm not saying cry for the teachers, but it is very misunderstood.

I left for work at my school (not in MLS) today at 5:55 got home about 5 and will work 2-3 hours at home, then wake up and repeat plus a day on the weekend, for a $12K pay cut. That should make some of you happy.

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[br]Keep the attitude coming sir and you will get another defeat in Nov.
You are doing nothing to change people's perceptions...



And neither are you, but I guess I am butting in again.
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Posted - 08/28/2012 :  11:11:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote Report Abuse

I have my Master's degree (had to get it in order to have my license renewed....state mandated) AND I was riffed.....

So now, here I sit, over qualified to be hired in any other district because the state mandated that I had to have a Master's. So after years of educating myself, thousands of dollars spent on that education, and years refining my craft and ability to teach children my passion I no longer have a job. Oh, and I no longer have health insurance, life insurance, income or security as a single parent.

And I CERTAINLY did not cause the financial issues in the district because I was paid for my time, expertise and education.

As a matter of fact, to my knowledge, anyone who might have had a hand in the financial debacle of the district, is gainfully employed and paid quite well with full benefits......or retired with benefits.

So please, don't blame the teachers, they are the ones who are truly suffering for the "sins" of others. The teachers that are still there are expected to do even more, with considerably less every year. Cut backs in supplies and books etc. have been happening for the last few years. So who foots the bill when there are things needed to make a classroom function in the best way possible, in the view of that teacher? You got it - the teacher. To spend $300-$600 a year on your classroom and supplies for teaching and student use is not unusual.

I know, bobpreston, you don't even have to respond....the evil teachers should do their jobs for nothing because that's what the poor business people have to do! There - I just saved you some time!
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logicgate-was that an actual pay cut or just an increase that did not materialize?

On another note, the system as a whole is definitely broke. I just have a very difficult time during giving increases when a system is in trouble irregardless of where the error came from. In any business if the company is not doing well and the purse strings have to be tightened it comes from all areas, not just the ones that created the problem. The school system is not any different than any business and the salaries come from us the taxpayers.
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[i]Originally posted by John Beagle[/i]
[br]You think this 'attitude' is unique to Monroe?

Whenever you have a group of people who are allowed to share their opinion, you get various levels of discourse.

People have a right to express their opinions and you should not be frustrated when they do.

You have to look at the trends in discussions. You can see when ideas become accepted by the group. Some people you will never change their opinion. Others who are open minded do change their minds.

Are we not seeing a slight improvement in the attitude toward approving the levy?

You have eyes.....do you see?

Mark 8:18
Do you have eyes but fail to see, and ears but fail to hear? And don't you remember?

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[i]Originally posted by Matt_Steele[/i]
[br]Man, with some of the attitudes around here, I'm constantly amazed that we can attract teachers that lead us to having an excellent academic rating.





JB - we need to get together and do some New Testament reading !!!

The Green Hornet knows all.
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quote:
[i]Originally posted by OneWorld[/i]
[br]logicgate-was that an actual pay cut or just an increase that did not materialize?

On another note, the system as a whole is definitely broke. I just have a very difficult time during giving increases when a system is in trouble irregardless of where the error came from. In any business if the company is not doing well and the purse strings have to be tightened it comes from all areas, not just the ones that created the problem. The school system is not any different than any business and the salaries come from us the taxpayers.



Some employees in other districts have taken actual paycuts-- not step freezes.
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