End to Pay Bump for Teaching Master's Degree Squeezes Some Education Colleges

Scott Roberson, Daily Journal, AP Images

Brittany Comer, a kindergarten teacher, reads to her students at Sawmill Woods Elementary School, in Indiana. That state rolled back collective-bargaining agreements to allow local school districts to de-emphasize degree level when deciding on raises.
November 18, 2013

Louis B. Gallien Jr. was less than a month into his job as education dean at Appalachian State University this past summer when North Carolina's governor signed a budget bill that will end the state's tradition of giving a 10-percent pay raise to…

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