In Fort Worth ISD, Teachers Earn More Money To Work In Some Schools

“I definitely think as a school is trying to turn around, it is important to have some type of incentive to attract teachers that may not normally look at an underperforming school.”

By Stella ChavezMay 29, 2019 10:00 am, , ,

From KERA:

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.

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