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Florida education news: Legislation, teacher pay, vaping and more

Florida education news: Legislation, teacher pay, vaping and more

VETOES? Gov. Ron DeSantis issues a statement supporting the Florida Legislature’s education legislation, some of which he has already received. Still, thousands of residents call for a veto of the ...
Clover school leaders join in raising teacher pay above SC, national average

Clover school leaders join in raising teacher pay above SC, national average

Schools in the York County region are raising teacher pay, and Clover is no exception. The Clover school district has proposed increasing starting teacher pay to $40,075 for 2019-’20, said Ken Love, ...
‘Can’t pay their bills with love’: In many teaching jobs, teachers’ salaries can’t cover rent

‘Can’t pay their bills with love’: In many teaching jobs, teachers’ salaries can’t cover rent

New teachers can’t afford median rent almost anywhere. Our city-by-city analysis validates a theme in teacher strikes. But that’s not the full story ...
13 Stories of Life on a Teacher’s Salary

13 Stories of Life on a Teacher’s Salary

Despite nationwide walk-outs and protests in the spring of 2018, most teachers face the same conditions — including low pay, crumbling facilities, and outdated textbooks — as they return to their ...
Average Teacher Salary Is Below the Living Wage in Half the Country, Report Says

Average Teacher Salary Is Below the Living Wage in Half the Country, Report Says

In more than half the states, the average teacher is not making a living wage, a new report says. In this report, researchers at the nonprofit Education Resource Strategies make the case for a ...
Teachers Shape the Next Generation, But Can They Live Off Their Salaries?

Teachers Shape the Next Generation, But Can They Live Off Their Salaries?

They are charged with educating the next generation. Yet their salaries are notoriously low. These economic struggles can be understood with … ...
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