A single teacher is paid better than household median wage where I live after just a few years. Two-teacher households do very well.
Yet Oregon performs poorly compared to nationwide statistics.
“I truly love teaching,” says the 52-year-old. “But we are not paid for the work that we do.”
The polite term for this sort of journalism is b.s.
Indeed, according to Time’s sister publication, Money, the median household income in Kentucky is $45,215, meaning that Brown is making about $10,000 more than half of all other households in the Bluegrass State.
The percentage of students in Oregon who performed at or above the NAEP Proficient level was 33 percent in 2017. This percentage was smaller than the nation (40 percent).