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Teachers Salaries

Thoughts on Improving Teacher's Salaries

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 01.10.2015 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

There is also little incentive for teachers to strive to earn more because pay isn't based on excellence, but on a fixed salary schedule. This can lead to quality teachers feeling burned out, and underappreciated. With a little creativity, this truth can be reversed -- even for districts on a tight budget.

Merit Pay Loses Luster As Budgets Shrink

Education Week | Nora Fleming | Posted 11.16.2011 | Education

Two competing pressures--decreased finances and rising policy interest--have left the future of performance-based teacher compensation uncertain. A...

Teachers In Detroit Face Big Cuts To Wages, Health Care

Posted 09.28.2011 | Education

(Reuters) - Detroit public school teachers will take a 10 percent wage cut and pay more for health care in what the school system's manager on Fri...

Internet Taxes Could Cover Salaries Of More Than 46,000 Teachers

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 08.19.2011 | Business

This post has been corrected. AUSTIN, Texas — State governments across the country are laying off teachers, closing public libraries and parks,...

Kindergarten Teaching Affects Success Later In Life, New Study Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It has long been thought that the quality of kindergarten education does not have lasting effects on students as they mature into adulthood. This conc...