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Leadership--District SuperintendentCompensation and Diversified PaySelected Research & Readings (Additional Resources)
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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. Male 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)...

Performance Contracts for Administrators - While school administrators have always been held accountable for their performance, the practice of linking pay to indicators such as student achievement has been rare. However, pay for performance is now in place in many districts nationwide. This ERIC Digest report identifies performance contracts and the reasons for their use, and discusses the pros and cons of using them. (Elizabeth Hertling, ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Digest 127, June 1999)...

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