Eye on Education

Advanced Degrees May Not Mean A Pay Raise for Teachers

Schools in two states have already axed pay increases for teachers with advanced degrees, the Associate Press reports. Those against the traditional pay raises say that money could instead be spent in other areas, like as a reward for successful classroom teachers.

DALLAS – Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable.

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