Tag:teacher pay

  • Teacher Pay, Revisited

    Nineteenth century historian and political scion Henry Brooks Adams had an infinitely high regard for the power of the teacher. Said Mr. Adams, “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Research on teaching efficacy generally supports his claim: teachers have a significant and enduring influence…

  • Lindalyn’s Journal

    Just how much is a teacher worth? Ask this question in education policy circles, and you’re sure to generate lots of opinion, but few easy answers. When it comes to compensating teachers, political leaders are hard-pressed to bridge the gap between unfettered generosity and budgetary reality. This task is complicated…

  • The High Point of the Ranking

    High Point and Gastonia came out on top in North Carolina on a national ranking of real salaries. But that’s not the end of the story when it comes to employment choices.