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Elia's bonus by the numbers



Elia_3How did Hillsborough superintendent MaryEllen Elia get her $37,620 bonus?

Here are the highlights:

  • $200 for each school making adequate yearly progress under No Child Left Behind standards, for a total of $13,600
  • $100 for each school earning an A in Florida's grading system, for a total of $10,100
  • $500 for every percentage point increase in African-American students taking Advanced Placement exams, for a total of $4,150

Big-ticket items she didn't get include $2,000 for having no D or F schools and $5,000 for implementing a performance pay plan for administrators.

For a complete breakdown of her bonus, click here. For today's story in the Times, click here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:32am]


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