Top-heavy administrative districts

It’s gratifying to learn that the New York City school system under its new chancellor is ridding itself of highly-paid central office administrators (“Keep up the purge of worse-than-worthless NYC educrats,” New York Post, Jan. 25).  It’s  long overdue.

In the final analysis, these administrators do little to enhance learning. It’s what takes place between teachers and students in the classroom that counts.  Yet the trend in so many large urban school districts has been to hiring more and more paper pushers.

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