There are many suggestions for improving America’s public schools:
More standardized tests.
New academic standards.
But one reform you hardly ever hear about is this: pay teachers more.
Isn’t that funny?
We’re willing to try almost everything else but that.
Isn’t it shocking that no one is willing to invest more money into the actual act of educating children?
Consider this: full-time employees making minimum wage earn between $15,000-$20,000 a year. (Some states have voluntarily raised the minimum wage above the federally mandated $7.25 to as much as $10 an hour.)
Compare that to a teacher’s starting salary.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)…
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