Friday, April 29, 2016

We Pay Millions to “Ghost Teachers” Who Don’t Teach

We Pay Millions to “Ghost Teachers” Who Don’t Teach


The Philadelphia school district is in a near-constant state of financial crisis. There are many factors contributing to this sorry state — particularly its governance structure — but it is compounded by fiscal mismanagement. One particularly egregious example is paying six-figure salaries to the tune of $1.5 million a year to “ghost teachers” that do not teach.