Title

"So Noted" piece criticizing the Portland School Committee and the unprecedented

Authors

Laura Conaway

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

12-17-1998

Pages

16

Abstract

"So Noted" piece criticizing the Portland School Committee and the unprecedented pay raises it approved on Dec. 9 for Superintendent Mary Jane McCalmon and six of her top administrators. Herb Adams, who cast the lone dissenting vote, is the only member of the entire committee singled out for praise. In addition to her salary, McCalmon's benefits include 25 vacation days and 18 sick days annually, health care, full dental coverage, free life insurance and annual contributions to her pension fund equalling 9 percent of her salary.

Subjects

Portland -- School Committee, School administrators -- Wages and salaries

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