All posts tagged "teacher pay"

  • Government
    Highly Paid Teaching Couple Prefers High Salary Over Improving Qualifications

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Don’t shoot the messenger; teacher Vicki Steffenhagen is the one who wrote that. Vicki Steffenhagen is an English teacher who earned $88,432.90 in 2011. Her husband, a high school counselor, earned $104,895.88 in 2011. That’s total compensation of over $193,000 in 2011. If you just look at base pay,...

  • Opinion
    The Tide Is Turning Against Bonuses For Teachers With Advanced Degrees

    (Steve Gunn/EAG Communications) – Could the Los Angeles Unified School District erase its financial problems with one bold policy change? The district is currently grappling with a $408 million budget deficit, according to media reports. And it spends more than $519 million per year on bonuses for teachers who taken additional college...