Mary C: CMS’ Superintendent Raises Eyebrows Over Staff Hires, Raises, New Positions

Mary C. Curtis offers some perspective on how this could impact a vote on the district's $1B bond package that will be on the November ballot.

CHARLOTTE, NC —

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools new superintendent has officially been on the job for less than a month but his recent staff hires, pay raises, and creating of new positions have already raised some eyebrows. For example, Dr. Clayton Wilcox  created a “culinary manager” job and hired the husband of the chief of staff to fill the position for $85,000 / year.

Mary C. Curtis offers some perspective on how this could impact a vote on the district’s $1B bond package that will be on the November ballot.