They're paid less than others with comparable education and experience.
At least two dozen states — and Congress — have either proposed or enacted laws to increase teacher pay in the past couple of years.
Approximately 30% of teachers leave within their first five years in the classroom.
The Hawaii Department of Education is working with teachers to try to solve the problem of low pay that has persisted for decades.
West Virginia teachers head back to the classroom Thursday morning after a four-day teacher’s strike culminated in a deal with the governor for a 5 percent pay increase. It’s being seen as a victory for teachers unions across the country. But is that true? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Tuesday is National Teacher Day. Starting today and throughout the week, school-age children will be showering their teachers with everything from thank you notes to home baked goods to gift cards. It’s meant to show appreciation for all teachers do. But school systems across the country are having a hard time attracting and retaining quality […]