The Case for a Raise: Higher teacher salaries mean a better shot at college


A new study from Brainly — the world’s largest peer-to-peer learning community for students, parents and teachers — has found a striking correlation between teacher pay and performance on standardized test scores.

It shouldn’t really come as a surprise, but the higher the average teacher pay, the better students performed on the ACT, giving them a boost in the race for college acceptance.

In the study, Brainly compared the National Education Association’s estimated state averages for ...

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