A study by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy showed that state teacher salary, adjusted for cost of living, still lags by more than $12,500 behind the national median. Then, in early April, governor Mary Fallin approved extra raises between $750 to $2,000, Oklahoma's News 4 reported.
"We have both verbal and physical aggression within the classroom, we had one incident of a teacher who was pregnant who had challenged a student and it had escalated to where the student threatened to kick the baby out of the pregnant teacher", she said.
"They're depriving their students of education while they're there", says Connie Millar.
I stand with teachers because she literally held my hand and pulled me out of high-school on my last day because I was too scared to walk out alone.
She continued: "Sometimes it is verbal assault where students could be inches from the teacher's face, threatening them in front of class, and they don't know if it is going to escalate further". They're more concerned for money than they are for the education of their child, and that's the important thing.
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Per Article 545 [text, in Spanish], sedition carries a sentence of 10-15 years in prison for people in positions of "authority". Two more members of the regional police and an official with the regional interior department were also indicted.
"Some of them are quite bad; teachers would have objects thrown at them - nuts and bolts, cans of coke, coins, some might be pushed".
According to a report published by the National Center for Education Statistics, 16 percent of teachers across the nation work second jobs outside the school system. The average is just above $53,000 a year.
I stand with teachers because in 7th, 8th and 9th grade, Mrs. Feil always let me come into her classroom when I felt stressed or anxious and would let me vent to her.
"There are opportunities for you, if you seek those opportunities", says Millar. A good teacher has sound content knowledge, is capable of simultaneously making multiple decisions, able.