• In 2019, public school teachers were paid nearly 20% less than other college-educated workers

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    A teacher explains mathematics during a lesson with sixth graders, who are sitting at socially distanced desks, on the second day back at class since March on May 5, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
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    A report from the Economic Policy Institute found that, in 2019, public school teachers were paid about 20% less in weekly wages than college-educated peers.
    This was actually an improvement in the "wage penalty" from 2018.
    Notably, these numbers are from pre-coronavirus - and therefore pre-recession.
    The authors of the report highlight the loss of K-12 jobs during the...
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