According to TransparentCalifornia.com, Myeshia Etia Whigham earned $124,829 in pay and benefits in 2017. Meanwhile, principal Jose Soto Ramos was at the taxpayer trough for $182,307 just last year alone. Are we getting our money’s worth?
It certainly doesn’t seem to be the case (“Lincoln High School Was Designed to Fail”, Cover Stories, December 12). Remember this, the next time the Public Education Industrial Complex is shedding crocodile tears for more money “for the kids.” Paying for competence with my tax dollars is justifiable, but the incompetence I have seen as a teacher, then a parent, and now a reader of your article is definitely not.
- Paul M. Clarke
- North Park