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SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt to receive contract extension, 5% longevity bump

Original post made on Jun 24, 2019

A provision of the superintendent’s employment agreement, Schmitt is set to earn a 5% longevity step increment effective July 1, as well as a one-year extension to his term through June 30, 2022.

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Posted by SRV Parent
a resident of Danville
on Jun 24, 2019 at 11:25 pm

Nice job Rick! Not many superintendents are slick enough to have a kid die on their watch an have no accountability. But I guess with a school board that endorses your financial decision to allow 60 kids in a swimming pool your home free. You saw a loop hole in the education code and decided to drive a truck through it.

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Posted by ParentsUnitedForSRVUSD
a resident of Danville
on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:52 am

Let's not forget, Rick is the highly paid scapegoat for the elected Board of Education that not only hired him, sets his salary, gives him raises and does his reviews... all at the expense of our tax dollars while our kids don't have basic materials for classrooms and dedicated volunteers have to beg for parents to donate money so, as Greg Marvel has said, the district can "scrape by." More money for this district isn't the problem... it's HOW our money is being managed... chop from the top. Parents need to close their checkbooks and demand the board of education do their job-- Remember in 1989 when there was a whistle blower that worked for SRVUSD and brought to light how the SUP and BOE were doctoring the books to show an increase of student enrollment to justify their budget? What happened to that entire school board? Hmmmmm.

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Posted by Liz
a resident of San Ramon
on Jun 25, 2019 at 11:42 am

And that is about $100,000 more than the top superintendents in CA. Is he worth it? That’s out tax dollars.

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Posted by Paul
a resident of Danville
on Jun 27, 2019 at 11:41 pm

I can't believe the justification the board gave for Rick's high salary. Tell me what CEO would not be fired by a board after it was revealed that he was warned of a safety concern which would result in the death of a customer. Within 7 months of the warning a customer died exactly as the CEO was warned would happen. If this was not a school district the punitive damages that a company would face would be huge. But being this is a school district they are shielded from truly being punished for placing money above our kids lives. Their response continues to be they did nothing wrong and can get away with being responsible for the death of a child with no accountability.

A student died and the district say's no one failed in their responsibility. Yet we know the district was warned in Nov 2017 and we also know the child was abandoned in the swimming pool. A fifteen year old boy went to school that day and died on your campus while under the care of your teacher yet you believe you are not accountable for his death. So I do not agree with the board that Rick is doing a great job. A student died because of his financial decision to allow PE classes of 60 students. Rick is also accountable for the lack of responsibility assigned to Aaron Becker for walking away from a drowning child as he left for lunch. This district should not get another penny from parents that value their child's life. It is obvious that this district believes that they are not accountable for the lives of our children.

Rick enjoy spending your raise just be aware that Ben Curry lost his life in your pursuit for that dollar. Every dollar that the district saved by allowing huge PE classes is ending up in Rick's pocket.

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