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Teacher salaries

It’s Friday, so it must be time to point out yet another measure of what’s happened to teacher salaries. I’ve grabbed and graphed some data from the Digest of Education Statistics. The line¬†shows the average salary of a classroom teacher relative to personal income of individuals in the labor force.

teacher salaries vs personal income

‘Twas better in the good old days.

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