REUTERS/Jim Young-Teacher Jenna Rosenberg speaks to her first grade class at Walsh Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois, March 1, 2013. According to officials in U.S. President Barack Obama's administration, possible consequences of impending across-the-board U.S. government budget cuts, Illinois will lose approximately $33.4 million in education, putting around 460 teacher and aide jobs at risk that would receive funding.
Districts steer disproportionate funds to a small segment of the teaching force
November 23, 2015,
Marguerite Roza argues that districts steer disproportionate funds to a small segment of the teaching force. In short, though the teaching profession is generally underpaid, the distribution of salary funds across teachers further hurts early and midcareer teachers—those who also happen to be most likely to leave.