Details for that scam here.
And how come the City Council staff got raises, and the mayor's staff got raises, and the DOE got to hire 8 new deputy chancellors for $1.4 million dollars in total salaries, but the mayor says he must unilaterally freeze wages for teachers for two years - OUTSIDE OF CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS?
And how come the shills at the Post, the News, the Times, the WSJ and NY1 aren't pointing out the hypocrisy?
For that matter, how come the education reform sites like Gotham Schools aren't pointing out the hypocrisy either?
It seems Michelle Rhee's crew, the mayor's crew and Quinn's crew all get raises. The no bid contracts for mobbed bus companies continue unabated.
But teachers get 0% raises unilaterally declared by the Little Dictator and a new teacher evaluation system that will pay hundreds of millions of dollars to some test prep companies.
What a great deal!
And of course the media will say it's fair.
Heck, we just can't afford to pay teachers money.
But the City Council staff, and the mayor's staff, and the New Teacher Project, and the mobbed up bus companies, and the test prep companies...