#RedforED: Grassroots movement or union propaganda?

By Rebecca Friedrichs

Los Angeles teachers wearing “#RedforED” t-shirts are threatening to strike for higher wages. Their salary schedule ranges from $50,368 for new teachers to $112,963 for senior educators. High-performing new teachers earn $62,000 less thanks to counterintuitive union rules that forbid merit pay, but the district already offered 6 percent to increase the range from $53,390 to $119,740. Add at least 30 percent for benefits and the range rises from $69,407 to $155,662. That’s a pretty nice living for a 10-month job.

Yet #RedforED protests rage on. Under the guise of, “We’re raising our voices t support every student,” educators are shuttering [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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