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Why teachers are paid so little

The coronavirus pandemic has fostered a new appreciation of teachers. Yet, public school teachers earn about 80 cents on the dollar compared to other professionals with similar education and experience, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The low wages are forcing many to either take on second jobs or leave the profession altogether. Watch the video to learn why teachers are paid so little and what could be done to fix it.
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Thu, Dec 10 202012:35 PM EST