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  • The 74

    NYC Charter School Raises Teacher Starting Salary to $140,000

    April 06, 2023

    How a multi-campus K-8 school can afford a $15K boost for each teacher starting next year & what the model means for teacher compensation everywhere.
  • TFA One Day

    To Promote Student Achievement, a NYC School Will Pay Teachers $140K

    April 06, 2023

    As leaders nationwide push for higher teacher salaries, a New York City public charter school reaffirms its commitment to faculty and student achievement with a 12 percent raise for its teachers.
  • The Wall Street Journal

    Charter School Boast Big Pay and Big Results

    October 24, 2014

    Study Finds Gains for Students at Manhattan Charter with High Teacher Pay.
  • 60 Minutes on CBS

    NYC Charter School's $125,000 Experiment

    March 14, 2011

    With a national debate raging over teacher pay, pension, and tenure, Katie Couric explores one New York City public school where change is already underway.
  • The New York Times

    At Charter School, Higher Teacher Pay

    March 07, 2008

    Would six-figure salaries attract better teachers?
  • Sports Illustrated

    First Class to Gym Class

    February 08, 2010

    Sure, Joe Carbone had challenges as the Lakers' strength and conditioning coach, but they were nothing next to wrangling out-of-shape, high-energy fifth-graders.
  • The New York Times Magazine

    They Grow Up So Fast

    June 14, 2013

    The Equity Project Charter School in Upper Manhattan opened in 2009 with a single class of fifth graders. They were photographed by Fiona Aboud when they started, and then again recently, three school years later, as they were finishing eighth grade and getting ready to head off to high schools around the city.
  • Education Week

    Charter With High Teacher Salaries Improved Achievement, Study Finds

    October 24, 2014

    Students attending a high profile charter school that pays teachers eye-popping, six-figure salaries, did better than students with similar characteristics located in other New York City schools.
  • NPR

    What Happens When A School Pays Teachers $125,000 A Year

    October 27, 2014

    Research shows tests scores at TEP Charter school are higher in math, science and English.