Are Teachers Worth Their Pay – You Decide

Are Teachers Worth Their Pay – You Decide

The average teacher makes around $52,000 per year

Whether teachers are underpaid, overpaid, or paid a fair salary is a hotly-debated issue in the public discourse. A lot of teachers and their unions have been under fire in recent years because of underperforming schools, districts, and our country’s generally poor academic standing when compared with other countries around the world. Even though we spend the most money per student on education of any country in the world (double what countries like Germany, Japan and South Korea spend), we have been consistently dropping in the international rankings in virtually every subject area and are barely hanging on to a Top 20 spot overall.

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