LET’S DO THE MATH
The fact-finding report has been widely reported as providing us with an 11% increase in pay. When the actual numbers are crunched, however, we end up losing, in secondary schools, over 20% in real wages.(Elementary teachers lose slightly less). This is not a “time for money” swap. This is “legal robbery.”
Let’s Do The Math....
For Principal Controlled Time:
Five 42 minute average periods = 210 minutes per day
PD (Daily Average - 60 minutes divided by 5) = 12 minutes per day
Total 222 minutes per day
Five 41 minute periods + 1 (loss of self-directed
prof. period) = 246 minutes per day
Small Group Instruction = 30 minutes per day
Additional coverages and loss of 3 days vacation
(1520 minutes divided by 190 school days,
the highest no. of days in Metro area) = 8 minutes per day
Faculty and Department conferences (80 mins
X 16 divided by 190) 6.7 minutes per day
290.7 minutes per day
Net increase is 68.7 minutes per day or 31 %!
The proposal is for 11% leaving a net pay cut of 20 %!