2 in 3 Americans say public school teachers are underpaid


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www.washingtonpost.com— But the same poll found that American confidence in teachers is at a low point.

miamiherald—Teachers can’t politic, so why do Miami school marquees say “#362 for Teachers”?. Drive by any public school in Miami-Dade County and you’ll see the same message on the marquee: “#362 for teachers.” The marquees are referring to the punch number, #362, a … Click to Continue

Reason.com—California Teachers Unions Oppose Paying Teachers More Because It Would Introduce Too Much Competition Into Public Schools. If you're looking for a stellar example of teachers' unions ongoing commitment to mediocrity or worse, then you need only look at their reaction to now-defeated California GOP gubernatorial candidate John Cox's idea last month of paying top-notch teachers much higher salaries—perhaps even rivalling those earned by ballplayers and rock stars. The unions, of course, pan the idea. One union official told The Sacramento Bee that "education should not be a competitive endeavor." Cox seemed to suggest...

www.baltimoresun.com—Baltimore City Public Schools investigating after high school student hits teacher in viral video. Baltimore school administrators are investigating after a teacher at Frederick Douglass High School was hit by a student Wednesday in an exchange captured on a viral video. The video, posted to Instagram Wednesday afternoon, depicts two students bickering while standing close to a teacher. At one...