If you missed our story, New Study: Number of Administrators Grew Faster Than Number of Students in Kansas & Missouri, you can read it HERE.
Curious about how the number of teachers in your district compares with the number of administrators and other non-teaching staff? The most recent statistics available were reported by the public schools to the federal government’s National Center for Education Statistics in 2009.
Eight out of 28 districts located in the Kansas City metropolitan area employed more non-teachers than teachers in the year that saw the start of the Great Recession. Those districts were Turner in Kansas as well as Fort Osage, Independence, Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, Liberty, North Kansas City and Raytown in Missouri.
Numbers of non-teaching staff likely will be lower in future reports, because of budget cuts due to the effects of the recession.
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