Would You Consider Teaching If It Paid $125,000?


A new charter school called Equity Project is sending shock waves through the teaching system. According to the New York Times, the school is "premised on the theory that excellent teachers — and not revolutionary technology, talented principals or small class size — are the critical ingredient for success."

One of the questions experts are hoping to answer is if offering six-figure salaries is the way to attract a collection of superb teachers. The search for the eight teachers that will staff Equity Project yielded 600 applications, and 100 of those were interviewed in person.

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