Schoolchildren listen to a teacher as they study during a class in a primary school in Marseille, September 2, 2014 on the start of the new school year in France. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

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Teacher pay around the world

June 20, 2016, Dick Startz

Just how underpaid are American teachers? Dick Startz shows that teacher salaries are not only low compared to other similarly educated American workers, but also much lower relatively than those of teachers in other industrialized nations. Increasing teacher salaries would not solve all issues in education, but it would go a long way in making teaching a more attractive career.