From this report:
***"Classroom Teacher Salaries: The U.S. average public school teacher salary for 2011–12 was $55,418."***
"Adjusting for inflation, thirty-two states saw real declines in average teacher salaries over those years. Those with average salaries declining 5 percent or more were: North Carolina (-15.7%)"
North Carolina isn't alone in teachers salary decline.
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