These were the most-read stories for the week of Feb. 4-10.

1. What the Average San Diego Teacher Makes: Fact Check 

San Diego Unified’s new CFO significantly miscalculated how much teachers at his district are paid on average.

2. New Schools CFO: SD Unified Has ‘Hundreds of Excess Employees’ 

San Diego Unified’s new chief financial officer takes on teachers unions and the school board in a wide-ranging interview.

3. Superintendent Apologizes for ‘Several Factual Errors’ in CFO Interview 

San Diego Unified Superintendent Bill Kowba says his new top finance officer misspoke on several key points during an interview last week.

4. Judge Strikes Down Plaza de Panama Approval 

A judge upheld his earlier ruling that the Plaza de Panama plan was approved unlawfully.

5. The Cost of Do-It-Yourself Sidewalks 

A Pacific Beach homeowner wants to put in a sidewalk where one doesn’t exist. The concrete and the city permits will cost him.

6. ‘He Will Be Taken to the Wood Shed’ 

School board trustee Scott Barnett makes a prediction regarding our Q-and-A with the district’s new CFO.

7. The Class Size Conondrum: Fact Check 

San Diego Unified CFO Stan Dobbs claimed there’s no research that shows larger class sizes have a negative impact on student learning.

8. Five Things the Schools Chief Said Without Saying Them 

Schools Superintendent Bill Kowba corrected many controversial points his CFO said, but left many others unchallenged.

9. San Diego Hospice Files for Bankruptcy 

San Diego Hospice came under scrutiny because it didn’t properly document that doctors believed patients had six months or less to live, as required by the Medicare program.

10. The Loud Balboa Park Debate Slips Quietly Away 

Balboa Park was at a crossroads. It seems to have decided to stay where it was.

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Dagny Salas

Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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