Nurses are the same way, and not all nurses are highly paid, not
to mention there is tons of turnover because the working
conditions are terrible.
There isn't any question about sexism here. Whether teaching is
in public school or in private school, it is the same thing.
Teaching K-12 is low-paid because it is female-dominated.
On 2/01/13, Broke Fl Teacher wrote:
> On 2/01/13, Jason wrote:
>> Excellent observation and very true...Did anyone notice
>> that the entire staff in Newtown, Conn was female? This
>> is by design as Administrators feel women are more
>> submissive and less likely to make demands of the Board
>> or of the Principal than men.What profession do you
>> know that is almost exclusively one gender? Not doctors
>> Not police Not soldiers Not flight attendants Not
>> Pediatricians!!! Not FBI agents Not College Instructors
>> Men are selected OUT in the interviewing process, thus
>> few male teacher in Elementary...especially in Florida
> Still not sure about the sexist claims. Nurses are only 15%
> male, but they get paid much better than teachers, and they
> only need a two-year degree (although some hospitals
> require 4 year degrees, they can get hired with a 2 year
> and work toward the 4 year).
> State workers are getting hammered (no raise in 6 years), I
> wonder if it's because they're all female? Nah, FL just
> hates those who are paid with tax dollars. We're no better
> than the 47-percenters.
> I've worked at two schools in FL, and they both had 5-6
> male teachers.