Profession Teachers — Joanne Jacobs

Teachers’ salaries in Columbia Public Schools lag behind those in other Missouri school districts with related enrollment sizes but are ahead of the state typical, according to information from the Missouri State Teachers Association and the district. Subsequent year, to appear at just one location, the percentage the state pays for retirement contribution will increase from 15.21 percent to 15.32 percent of employee payroll. Likewise the payment the state makes per insuree for hospitalization will also improve from $five,378 to $five,471 per employee. Teacher spend continues to be an concern due to the fact our perceived options are divorced from reality. The WCPSS pay proposal does tiny but perpetuate the current issues regarding teacher pay.

WCPSS teachers deserve a salary structure that far better reflects their actual performance. The average salary in Michigan’s private sector was $48,043 in 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Yet, a tiny …