Public education — where all is supposedly "for the children" — has a dirty secret: Its real organizing principle is jobs for adults.
The Clark County School District employs one adult for every eight students. In Washoe County, it's one adult for every 7.2 students. And don't assume those adults are teachers: Fewer than one of three Clark County School District employees are classroom teachers.
No, district administrators always like to hire ... more administrators. That's one of the reasons why — absent fundamental reform — public education continues putting adults ahead of students
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