On the one hand, this makes me deeply uncomfortable. I do not want anyone visiting it, putting in my name, and finding out how much I earn. (In fact, if you read this blog and you happen to know me personally: please don’t!) But on the other hand…I totally spent the evening finding out that my principal earns a substantial 6-figure salary that is more than twice what I earn.
Of course, the Department of Education salary schedule is already public knowledge, so if you know how many years someone’s been in the system, you can take a reasonable ballpark guess as to what they earn. But to have it all warehoused in a database? Dangerous, very dangerous!