Want to end the teacher exodus? It starts with a little respect | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - March 30, 2023

Turning teachers into automatons controlled by political entities far outside the classroom is not an attitude of respect for the individuals or for the learning process.


Teachers would get $60K minimum salary under bill in Congress making grants to states

BY: - January 27, 2023

The bill includes a cost-of-living adjustment that would peg teacher salaries to inflation.

Raises, bonuses and more: Philly school district outlines its recruitment and retention plan

BY: - August 23, 2022

The average teacher salary will be about $82,000 in the state's largest school district this year.


Report: New teachers are earning 11% less than 30 years ago | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 28, 2022

New teachers make an average of $41,780 a year nationwide, underlining the staffing and retention problems districts face.

Some Pa. teachers could still get a raise as part of this year’s budget negotiations

BY: - June 25, 2019

Despite its lukewarm reception from Republicans, Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to give more than 5,000 Pennsylvania teachers a raise may still find a place in the budget legislation expected to reach his desk this week.


I’m a schoolteacher: I shouldn’t have to work two jobs to make ends meet. Raise Pa.’s teacher minimum wage

BY: - April 19, 2019

I hope 2019 is the year when lawmakers and the governor throw us a lifeline by raising the minimum teacher salary.