Life Lesson: Teachers Paid Pennies In Kansas
Here's a fun fact that hopefully informs career decisions for our younger readers . . .
EDUCATION FAIL: TEACHING IN KANSAS IS A LOSING PROPOSITION GIVEN THE PALTRY PAY!!!
More . . . WaPo: This is how much your kid's school budget has been cut
Kansas 42nd in teacher pay
Teaching has never been a high-paid profession and most people think of it as a public service . . . But now it's really nothing more than a ripoff. Sadly, this seems to be the end-game of the Gov. Brownback plan that cut taxes and funding for education. Meanwhile, the middle-class lose out because there simply isn't much incentive to teach their snot-nosed rugrats.
On the bright side . . . Cut-throat capitalism might be the solution to the problem it has created . . . Online tutoring is the new hotness among more enterprising teachers who have realized that the super-rich and their errand-boy politicos are actively working to destroy public education and now deserve to be gouged by instructors smart enough to step-up FIRST and take their cash.