Head Start, a preschool program for low-income kids has been a spectacular success, not for kids, but for teachers and teachers' unions.
Please consider Miami-Dade County seeks to unload Head Start program, salaries
For more than four decades, Miami-Dade County officials have managed Head Start, the storied preschool program for children from low-income families. But the county now wants out — and “generous” salaries are partly to blame.
On average, Miami-Dade paid its Head Start teachers $76,860 in salary and fringe benefits in 2011, county records show. That’s about 90 percent higher than the second highest-paying Head Start provider in...