Decrease in Teacher Pay

Teachers Underpaid

There’s the old truism that public school teachers aren’t paid enough, but this strike in West Virginia highlights a trend that we’re seeing nationwide: Public school teachers aren’t getting raises that keep up with inflation — and over time, this essentially amounts to massive pay cuts. It’s a pernicious trend because raw salaries tend to increase by small amounts, so it can be hard to detect.

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