[LMB] AKICOT:L Questions/Opinions

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Mon Nov 19 01:12:54 GMT 2018


I'm suggesting that factors other than "I'm a greedy boss" may be involved.


Tony Z


On Sun, November 18, 2018 6:57 pm, Jason Long wrote:
> 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:
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>>
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>>> 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
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