NCTQ

National Council on Teacher Quality

An error in a recently released study on teacher earnings placed Duval County Public Schools 10 spots higher than it should have been, the study’s researchers now say.

The “Smart Money” report released last week by the National Council on Teacher Quality ranked Duval County among the lowest of the nation’s largest districts: 98 out of 125.

However, researchers later discovered the ranking wasn’t low enough. The district actually ranks 108, according to Nancy Waymack, managing director of district policy. 

Table 3. Districts by lifetime earnings and years to high annual salaries Rank: 98 District: Duval County (FL) Years to adjusted maximum salary benchmark ($68,000): 24 years Adjusted starting salary: $39,059 Adjusted ending salary: $69,427 Adjusted lifeti
National Council on Teacher Quality

UPDATED 11:30 a.m.: This story has been updated with responses from Duval Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti.

A new study shows lifetime earnings for Duval County Public School teachers rank among the lowest of the nation’s largest school districts.

According to the report by the D.C.-based National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), the district lands in 98th place out of 125.