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Teachers are becoming more educated, but salaries aren't keeping up

Most of America's public school teachers have advanced degrees, but studies show that highly educated teachers are seeing sharper declines in pay. explored how salaries aren't keeping up even as more teachers earn post-baccalaureate degrees, citing National Center for Education Statistics data.

Low teacher pay results in fewer young people entering the profession, fueling a nationwide teacher shortage.

"We are not taking our country's economy and wellness seriously as long as teachers are working as Uber drivers and bartending on the weekend to make ends meet," said Ní...

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