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RT @cveiga: These students aren’t just waiting to learn whether they’ll be accepted into college — they’re waiting to see wheth… https://t.co/bOLNgPbjVx
@elizashapiro All good points! Have you considered a side hustle as a superintendent consultant?!
@elizashapiro Yeah but not every supe floats in and out of private sector. Some have only worked in school districts, where 115 K isn't chump change. Agreed that school board adds another layer of politics, but NYC job is plenty complicated and political.
@elizashapiro Yep, not wrong. Though if I was a candidate hypothetically able to choose between LA & NYC schools chief job right now, think I would at least consider that extra 115K in LA...
@elizashapiro Agreed that pay may not be top priority for most candidates, but it's still a consideration--and has been one reason past candidates have turned down the job. Probably bigger issue now is having hands tied by 2nd term mayor looking for consistency, not big changes...
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