San Diego Unified School District’s new numbers guy caught some flack recently for a claim that the average teacher in the district makes more than $90,000 a year.

That was just one surprising statement district Chief Financial Officer Stan “Data” Dobbs made in an interview with Voice of San Diego .

Within days, the district superintendent and school board president responded with corrections and clarifications. We also fact checked two of Dobbs’ comments here and here.

In the latest edition of Fact Check TV, Scott Lewis and I focused on Dobbs’ claim about teacher salaries.

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Lisa Halverstadt is a reporter at Voice of San Diego. Know of something she should check out? You can contact her directly at or 619.325.0528.

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Lisa Halverstadt

Lisa is a senior investigative reporter who digs into some of San Diego's biggest challenges including homelessness, city real estate debacles, the region's...

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