Missouri: House passes a bill that raises the minimum pay for teachers
The Missouri House passed an education bill that raises the minimum teacher salary from $25,000 to $38,000 and seeks to increase the state’s financial support for school districts’ annual operating budgets. The bill will now move to the Missouri Senate.
Hawaii: Teacher Salaries Aren’t Keeping Up With Inflation, Most Need A Second Or Even A Third Job In Order To Survive
A significant number of people living in Hawaii need a second or even a third job to make ends meet. Teachers make up a significant portion of that group.
United Kingdom: Six Out Of Ten Teachers Are In Favor Of A Strike In Response To The Government’s Proposed Pay Freeze
According to a survey by the Nasuwt teaching union, most teachers reject the government’s wage freeze for school workers, which has led to one in ten taking a second job and others resorting to food banks.
Teacher Salaries Are Rising At A Significant Rate Across Some States
Some states have approved hefty salary increases for teachers after rough shortages that saw classes led by police officers, the National Guard, and even a governor. The wage rise for educators is the highest in decades in several jurisdictions, particularly those that are low on the pay scale.
Hungarian Teachers Protest Over Low Wages
The demonstrators were holding signs such as “We continue to teach, despite meager salaries,” “There is no future without teachers,” and “Who is going to teach tomorrow?”
In New Mexico, Experienced Teachers May Get Minor Salary Raises
According to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office, New Mexico’s unprecedented advances in educator compensation will bring the average statewide teacher salary to $64,006, putting it at the top of the United States’ Southwestern states.
New Mexico Looks To Raise Starting Salary For Teachers To $50,000 To Attract More To State
A new proposal in New Mexico could raise starting salaries for teachers by up to $50,000 and aims to encourage teachers to move to the state and fill vacancies.