Public Schools: $68,500-a-Year Schoolmaster

Benjamin C. Willis, who gets $48,500 a year for running Chicago's public schools, has taken on a second job. With the consent of the Chicago school board, he will work weekends and vacations as head of the Massachusetts Education Commission, which seeks to reform that state's back ward public education system. With his moonlighting pay of $20,000. Administrator Willis will earn $68,500 a year. The nation's top-paid school superintendent thus becomes the nation's highest-paid public official except for President Kennedy, who gets $100,000.


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