Friday, September 19, 2008

Future Teachers of America

From a while back at Joanne Jacobs:
Forty-two percent of college-educated 24- to 60-year-olds would consider teaching as a second career, reports a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation survey.
But money and compensation are a big hurdle:
More than 60 percent of those interested in teaching say they’d need a starting salary of $50,000 or more; average starting pay is $31,753, according to the American Federation of Teachers.

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