How Much Do Teachers Get Paid?

Our new interactive data tool displays average teacher salaries compared to the average salaries of bachelor’s degree holders in each state over a 15-year period to examine where teacher salaries are gaining and where they’re falling behind.

With teacher salaries becoming a focal point of the 2020 presidential race, and with strikes happening in various parts of the nation over teacher pay, the tool presents a clear picture of the state of teacher salaries in the US and how they’ve changed since 2002.

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A Second Chance: College-in-Prison Programs in New York State

Providing higher education for incarcerated individuals reduces rates of recidivism and increases employment opportunities after release. But what are the best practices and policies for educating the prison population? We've developed recommendations for promoting postsecondary correctional education throughout New York State prisons.

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