Argus Leader | State Must Act On Improving Teacher Pay

Brooke Swier Schloss
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Posted on Dec 09, 2014

How bad is teacher pay in South Dakota?

So bad that they are leaving — as more and more teachers retire, fewer are entering.

According to a report by the School Administrators of South Dakota, 1,004 teachers are eligible for retirement this year. Meanwhile, there are just 726 seniors among education programs prepared to enter the workforce.