[LMB] AKICOT:L Questions/Opinions

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Nov 19 00:53:40 GMT 2018



> On Nov 18, 2018, at 5:26 PM, Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com> wrote:
> 
>> why are school principals/heads paid more than teachers.
>> Yes, you need more teachers than principals but the skill sets don't
>> really overlap. A good teacher may (likely) not be a good principal so if
>> you promote her you've just lost a good teacher. A good teacher, in any
>> subject, helps more kids than just the ones taking her classes.
> 
> Supply and demand.
> 
> People capable of managing adults are (generally) rarer and require
> more experience than those teaching children.

And most teachers won’t take a less rewarding job unless the pay is much more.


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