There's plenty of money to be made in public education. You just need to be in the right job to make it. And once you're in that job, it helps if you can get fired.
Former Dallas Superintendent Michael Hinojosa is one of several district employees over the years to leave with large golden parachutes.
Take Walter Dansby. The former superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District, Dansby resigned Monday, leaving with a golden parachute worth more than $900,000, according to The Dallas Morning News.
But when you think of unnecessarily large sums of cash, you think not about Fort Worth ISD but about Dallas ISD, the fertile land where Jennifer Sprague once roamed. So what has Dallas ISD shelled out when some of their supers and other employees have left? Let's take a little tour through Dallas ISD's very golden history of very golden parachutes.More »