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2013 Superintendents Salary & Benefits Study - The second Superintendents Salary & Benefits Study is out and superintendents will be interested to see where they stand on the salary spectrum. Males superintendents outnumber females by slightly more than three to one, but in most cases, females have a slightly higher median income. Nearly half of respondents view their districts as economically stable while more than four in 10 believe their districts are in decline. (Robert S. McCord et al., AASA, The School Superintendents Association, February 2014)...

Principal Compensation: More Research Needed on a Promising Reform - Before principal compensation can move forward, we need to better understand how principal compensation affects the quality and performance of the nationís principals. This report recommends four key steps to further our understanding of principal compensation and how it should be reformed: (1) More detailed data on principal compensation must be collected; (2) Greater experimentation needs to occur with principal compensation structures to see the consequences of different approaches; (3) Development of detailed and sensible principal pay reform designs; and (4) Inflex of new money for principal pay initiatives. (Center for American Progress, December 2007)...

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