Tag Archives: Utah Education Policy

A Job Anyone Can Do Isn’t Worth Very Much

Arizona is facing a teacher shortage and low pay is at least partly to blame. According to a recent report: Arizona’s elementary school teacher salaries rank “dead last” in the nation, when adjusted for cost of living, says (Dan) Hunting. High school teacher salaries come in at 48 out of 50 states, he says. Elementary school […]

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Because Paying Teachers More Makes Too Much Sense

Utah is facing a teacher shortage. Utah pays its teachers 30% less than professionals with similar education and training. So, Utah decides to raise teacher pay across the board and boost salaries for incoming teachers. It might also decide to revamp teacher training programs to encourage professionals who aren’t licensed to become teachers — a […]

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