Teachers benefit from educational choice because, with a greater number of independent schools, they have more employment choices. Today, if a teacher feels he or she is underpaid, overburdened by red tape, not respected as a professional, or otherwise treated poorly by administrators, the only real option is to leave town and move to another school district. This is because the same employer, the school district, operates nearly all the schools in the area, which practically equates to a monopoly purchaser. With more private and charter schools, however, there will be increasing pressure on school administrators to treat teachers well or risk losing them to competing schools. Teachers can take advantage of better opportunities to teach without having to move their residence.