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Are K-12 teachers already paid enough in America?
K-12 teachers are already paid enough in America
The market sets the rate for teachers depending on supply and demand of qualified candidates.
The money to pay teachers more has to come from somewhere, and the US cannot afford it.
Other government-funded positions, such as police officers, require more work at worse hours, involve more stress, and have significantly higher risk of death or injury. These jobs should be paid more.
Public school teachers make
more than teachers at private schools. This indicates public school teachers are overpaid.
Teachers work very hard at an important job and deserve higher pay.
The demands on teachers have been increasing over the years without a similar increase in pay.
One in 5 teachers
have to work second jobs
to make ends meet.
do not become teachers because the pay is too low and they can make more money elsewhere.
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