According to the story in today's Bergen Record:
The director of a Teaneck charter school with about 300 students was paid more than $200,000 last year. In Englewood, the head of an even smaller charter school, with 200 students, earned $152,000 in public money for working part time.Only in New Jersey...
Governor Christie has moved to cap the salaries of superintendents at much larger traditional public school districts, but has proposed no such ceiling on tax-supported charters.
To some, the exemption shows how charters — publicly funded but independently operated — are given a pass when it comes to state regulations meant to ensure fiscal accountability.
"It's patently inequitable," said Bruce Baker, a Rutgers professor who has studied charter school financing.
Read the rest of the article here.