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How Does Teacher Pay Compare?


Title: How Does Teacher Pay Compare?: Methodological Challenges and Answers

Author: Sylvia A. Allegretto, Sean P. Corcoran, and Lawrence Mishel

Publisher: Economic Policy Institute

Overview: How Does Teacher Pay Compare? reviews recent analyses of teacher pay and benefits and provides its own detailed analysis of trends in teacher pay and how it measures up in the labor market. The report looks at teacher wages, benefits, and other compensation; wage gaps between teachers and workers with similar education, skills, and experience; work hour and pay measurements; and recent claims that teachers today are well paid for the work they do.

Excerpt: How Does Teacher Pay Compare?

Article by Linda Starr
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10/11/2004