Tue, 04 Feb 2003 22:10:32 GMT

Are Teachers Overpaid?. Are Teachers Overpaid? Tamim Ansary poses and attempts to answer this question in a thoughtful column, full of interesting links to delve deeper into the issue. Bottom line, teachers are overpaid…that is, if you want lower taxes, school funding will be cut and teacher salaries will go down. How does that bumper sticker go again, “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance” ? [MetaFilter]

there are very few situations where the people who shape the future of the nation can be underpaid, actually there are none if the society is fair or even equitable, alas, this is not so. People do not believe that they, as part of society, bear the burden of its costs. They should.