If you earned a master’s degree and had decades of experience in your chosen field, what would you expect to earn?
Certainly, you’d expect more than the $50,000 salary of the teacher we spoke with recently.
It should come as no surprise to learn that educators in our state are woefully underpaid, earning about $45,000 per year, which is far below the national median. But teachers aren’t all that is lacking in our school systems.
That’s why five school districts in our community have bonds or overrides on the ballot this fall. Chandler, Gilbert, Higley, Mesa and Queen Creek Unified are all depending on the outcome of November’s vote.
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