Female Principals Are Paid Less Than Men. That’s a Big Concern

Female principals make about $1,000 less than their male colleagues annually, according to new research on principal compensation—and that gap can even persist when those women are leading similar schools, have similar evaluations, and work about the same number of hours as their male peers.

But what’s driving that pay disparity in school leadership isn’t quite as clear. While factors that undergird salary differences in the private sector—discrimination and personal choices, for example—may explain some of the differences, they don’t explain all of them, said Jason Grissom, a professor of public policy and education at Vanderbilt University.

Read more at: https://www.edweek.org/leadership/female-principals-are-paid-less-than-men-thats-a-big-concern/2021/04

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