The Cost of Monopoly Bargaining 2

The cost of monopoly bargaining does not only affect taxpayers. Here’s an example of how an ineffective teacher received 3 times the salary of a Teacher of the Year.  Tom Gantert has the story in

Grand Rapids Public Schools teacher Bobbi Jo Kenyon won the prestigious Michigan Department of Education Teacher of the Year award in 2012-13. In 2015-16, Kenyon earned $69,930, which was $400 more than she earned the previous year.

But Kenyon also was paid $1,470 less in 2015-16 than a teacher who was rated by the same district as “ineffective,” the lowest of four state-prescribed ratings used in Michigan teacher evaluations.