Widening Teacher Pay Gap

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Statement by American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the Economic Policy Institute’s Report on the Widening Teacher Pay Gap
WASHINGTON— Statement by American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the Economic Policy Institute’s new report, ‘The Teacher Pay Gap Is Wider Than Ever’: “This report is a scathing indictment of how this country values educators. It highlights the hypocrisy of paying lip service to the importance of teaching and teachers while simultaneously failing to invest in educators, students and the schools in which they teach and learn.” “When you shortchange educators, you shortchange the students they teach. We need to ensure educators are valued so we can recruit the best and brightest to the classroom. We need to make sure they’re supported and paid like the professionals they are.” Read More