$500,000 payout to charter principal sparks outrage, call for probe
Not surprisingly in FL, governed by convicted fraudster Rick Scott. Wanna bet this principal is a political crony?
The check for $519,453.36 in taxpayer money was cut to Kelly Young, principal of NorthStar High School, two days after the Orange County School Board accepted the school's plan to close in lieu of being shut down for poor performance.
Check out this part:
Her yearly pay and bonuses to run the school, which served about 180 largely at-risk students in east Orange County, was higher than that of Barbara Jenkins, superintendent of the 181,000-student Orange County Public Schools.
The highest-paid principal at a traditional Orange school this year made $116,565.
Happy with your 'school of choice'?
the principal made about $100K at a school of 2500 students. It was among the top-ranked HS's in the state.