I want to follow up from yesterday’s discussion of Georgia’s plan to boost beginning science teachers pay. I am prompted to do so because of the compelling comment on yesterday’s post by Quin Harrell. Here is how he began his comment:
While I agree with pay increases for math and science teachers, I totally disagree with a pay incease for only new teachers. What about the science teachers, especially in high school, who have been struggling for the last two decades to teach science to students who have been led to believe that science is not “really important because of increased emphasis on reading and math?