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merit pay, part three

Posted in merit pay with tags , on March 3, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

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merit pay, part two

Posted in merit pay with tags , on March 1, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

Politicians keep going on and on about how we need “the best and the brightest” to become teachers and help our country compete in the 21st century… but people who are bright and the best SEE how the country treats teachers and opt for a job in the private sector.

merit pay, part one

Posted in comics, merit pay with tags , , , , on February 28, 2011 by Christopher Pearce

With the travesty that is Senate Bill 5 looming, I thought I’d take a couple of days to talk about current issues that face teachers. This is not my usual “thing”, but lately I’ve become so disgusted with the way teachers have been vilified by the media and those in politics… just for standing up and asking for the basic tenants that the job was founded on.

I don’t expect I’ll say anything revelatory but it was fun to flex this muscle for awhile.