Orange County Register.The superintendent of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District has received a raise which makes him the highest paid district employee, according to a report in the
Fred Navarro, who was selected as the N-MUSD superintendent in June 2012, received a six percent, or $14,000, following a unanimous vote by the school board, the newspaper reported. Navarro’s raise increases his salary to $253,976, plus $10,200 a year for transportation
and communication expenses.
According to school board president Dana Black, said the board conducted a "thorough review" of Navarro was conducted by the board and included a survey adopted from the California School Boards Association.
Navarro's performance landed him in the 89th percentile.
"Now more than ever, we need to recognize and compensate [Navarro] for
the crucial role he continues to play in the overall success of our
students,” Black told the newspaper.
Navarro's contract extends through 2016.
Navarro came to the N-MUSD to replace Jeffrey Hubbard, the district's former superintendent, who was fired for misappropriating public funds.
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