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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.
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.
Should Teachers Be Allowed To Wear Religious Symbols At School?
Supply side economics looks like it is fueling the self-destruction of capitalism in America.
Is America an exceptional country?