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ESA Expansion Would Cost State More Money

ESA expansion would cost state more money

Bills to expand Empowerment Scholarship Accounts working their way through the Arizona Legislature would substantially increase costs to the state’s general fund, not save the state money as one of…

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Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and Least)?

Alaska and New York pay teachers nearly double the salaries of those working in Mississippi and Oklahoma, says a new study by GoBankingRates. According to the finance website, teachers in Alaska and New York are paid each year on average $77,843 and $76,953, respectively. By contrast, the averages in Mississippi…

Tapping high schoolers to become teachers

With education school enrollment down across the country, districts are setting their sights on local high school students to fill teacher shortages. Nationwide, enrollment in teacher-preparation programs has dropped by 35 percent in the past five years, according to a report from the Learning Policy Institute, and more than 40…