Study finds recession is taking a toll on teachers' pay

05/7/2013 | Education Week Teacher

Teachers' annual pay raises dropped sharply between 2007-08 -- when the national recession began -- and 2010-11, according to a recent study from the National Council on Teacher Quality. The study examined annual increases, as well as teachers' step increases, and found in that time period, pay raises were at their lowest level in 2009-10, when the average annual pay raise for teachers was 1.1%, education reporter Liana Heitin writes in this blog post. The study also found that pay freezes or pay cuts were reported to have occurred at least once during the time period in 80% of districts reviewed.

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