Texas Bill Would Make Teacher’s Salary $70k Minimum
It is no secret that teachers are grossly underpaid. It is such common knowledge that teachers are under paid that even Sooby Doo made a joke about it.
Former middle school teacher, James Talarico has commented many times on the struggles of trying to make a living as a teacher.
The average Public School Teacher salary in Texas is $57,912 as of February 26, 2021, but the range typically falls between $50,556 and $66,858.
The goal for Talarico is to get Texas teachers more money, since they are close to 6 thousand dollars under the national average.
The bill filed aims to get teachers a minimum salary of $70,000. He goes on to explain why he chose $70,000 as the minimum
If you want to learn more about the bill and the reason behind it, you can check out his twitter, here.
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