Recent massive teacher actions (see The Best Videos & Articles On The Kentucky & Oklahoma Teachers Strikes and The Best Resources For Learning About – & Supporting – The West Virginia Teachers) have brought attention to the teacher compensation crisis that exists in many states.
Here are some articles that provide a broader picture of this crisis (you might also be interested in The Best Posts & Articles About The Importance Of Teacher (& Student) Working Conditions):
“I feel mentally numb”: more teachers are working part-time jobs to pay the bills is from Vox.
As teachers across the country demand higher pay, here’s how much salaries have stalled — and why it matters for kids is from Chalkbeat.
Raw Data: Teacher Pay Since 2010 is from Mother Jones.
No Wonder Teachers Are Saying Enough Is Enough is from The Nation.
Teacher Pay: How Salaries, Pensions, and Benefits Work in Schools is from Ed Week.
Fascinating chart from @axios shows how inflation-adjusted public teacher salaries have gone down in the great majority of states. pic.twitter.com/h1vF8Q9I77
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) April 3, 2018
US school teachers are among the worst-paid in the developed worldhttps://t.co/ttL5r8pyr2 pic.twitter.com/9uo6V6eY5F
— Quartz (@qz) April 6, 2018
Teachers Make Less on Average Today Than They Did in 1989 is from Slate.
Statistic Of The Day: The Public Trusts Teachers
A Quick Centennial State Guide To Questions About Teacher Pay is from Colorado Public Radio.
Statistic Of The Day: Teacher Pay Is Down
Teachers Find Public Support as Campaign for Higher Pay Goes to Voters is from The NY Times.
Statistic Of The Day: Per-Pupil Spending & Teacher Salaries Are Down
How bad is teacher pay? Nearly 1 in 5 teachers works a second job, report says is from The Washington Post.
How a red state might hike taxes on the rich to give teachers a raise is from Vox.
The salary slide: as other professionals see growth, teachers’ pay stagnates, new report finds is the headline of a Chalkbeat article about teacher salaries, and it probably isn’t a surprise to anyone in the profession.
TIME MAGAZINE COVER FEATURES TEACHER COMPENSATION CRISIS
We followed 15 of America’s teachers on a day of frustrations, pressures and hard-earned victories is from USA Today.
STATISTIC OF THE DAY: A LOT OF TEACHERS ARE QUITTING THE PROFESSION
STATISTIC OF THE DAY: TEACHERS GET PAID LESS THAN THE AVERAGE JOB
See where California teachers have the toughest time paying rent, mortgage is from The Sacramento Bee.
INFOGRAPHIC: “THE EVOLUTION OF U.S. TEACHER SALARIES SINCE 2002”
Are America’s teachers really underpaid? is from The Conversation.
What other countries can teach the US about raising teacher pay is from The Conversation.
‘Can’t pay their bills with love’: In many teaching jobs, teachers’ salaries can’t cover rent is from USA Today.
Personally, my favorite teacher pay comparison approach, which is straightforward and not overly regression-ized, is the weekly wage comparison vs. other college-educated works https://t.co/XWZCEyYV6v pic.twitter.com/vWbYxulRnJ
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) September 13, 2019
Column: About to become teachers, they’re worried about affording the rent is from The L.A. Times.