DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas ISD Superintendent finalist Mike Miles will face a final board vote Thursday evening. With board approval, Miles will become the new Superintendent of Schools for the second largest school system in Texas. His salary, however, may top all other Texas school leaders’ compensation.
According to two sources connected to contract negotiations, Miles’ salary and benefits offer will hover around $350,000. The highest paid Superintendent in Texas is Thomas “Butch” Carroll, of the Beaumont ISD. His salary is $348,000.READ MORE: State Fair Taking Extra Measures To Keep Guests Safe
Miles leads the Harrison School District of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was named finalist for the Dallas ISD job last month.READ MORE: Officials: Man Suspected Of Making Threats Against Texas Lawmakers Arrested
Late Wednesday, Miles boarded a flight for Dallas. He declined comment on the contract negotiations.
According to sources, Miles’ DISD contract would include performance incentives that offer payments based on student outcomes, graduation rates and state achievement ratings. The Dallas Board of Education meets at 6pm Thursday.MORE NEWS: State Fair Offers Hundreds Of Free Acts, Shows And Exhibits
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