Just a few years into her teaching career, Cindy Reyes was considered one of the best in the Fort Worth school district. So it’s not surprising she got a job offer to teach at another school.
The catch? The school was failing and on the state’s list of low-performing campuses.
She’d get more money to work there – $10,000 extra a year – but she’d have to put in a lot more hours. Reyes didn’t hesitate.