Colleges of Education–Higher Education’s Cash Cows–are Suffering from Malnutrition

Colleges of Education have been higher education’s cash cows for more than half a century, but the cash cows have gotten sick. Fifty years ago, the education schools were packed with undergraduates–mostly young women–working on their bachelor’s degrees in elementary education. Many of them wanted to spend their careers teaching children, and others chose to …

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Here’s How Much New Teachers Make in Every State

America runs on teachers. In 2017, there were some 3.6 million full-time teachers in U.S., according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 3.2 million of them were public school teachers, serving local communities across the country. According to the NCES, the average salary for a U.S. public school teacher in the 2016-2017 school year was …

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