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Last Word on presidential politics, Sept. 20

Last Word on presidential politics, Sept. 20

Teacher pay

Yes, by all means, please keep teacher pay in perspective. Teachers only get paid for the 10 months worked during the school year, roughly 203 days. They are essentially laid off for two months and only through the understanding of WJCC do teachers get their pay spread out over 12 months instead of 10. Teachers work longer than a regular 8 hour day with required meetings before or after school plus all the planning, grading and prep work for their students and usually work at least several hours every weekend as well as holidays. If teachers were paid for the overtime worked, they would bankrupt the district. Teachers love their students and are...

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