[LMB] AKICOT:L Questions/Opinions

Jason Long sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 00:57:43 GMT 2018


All of those may well be true, but I think that it comes down to the simple
rule that bosses get paid more than worker bees.

On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 7:54 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>
>
> > 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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