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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-31-10 11:07 PM
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44. Programmers routinely work 60-80 hour weeks...
But yah, most definitely not at a teacher's pay.
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  -Have you ever learned from a public school teacher who was drastically underpaid ... 11 Bravo  Mar-31-10 03:29 PM   #0 
  - does your family count if they were teachers?  Johonny   Mar-31-10 03:31 PM   #1 
  - does it count if you were that teacher?  roguevalley   Apr-01-10 12:32 AM   #48 
  - no, but i live with a private school teacher who does all that n/t  ProdigalJunkMail   Mar-31-10 03:31 PM   #2 
  - +1 My grandmother taught public school and my husband teaches  CBR   Mar-31-10 03:39 PM   #9 
  - I'd rec this a hundred times if I could...  walldude   Mar-31-10 03:32 PM   #3 
  - Define "drastically underpaid."  jpljr77   Mar-31-10 03:32 PM   #4 
  - Well, our beginning teachers make all of $34,759  donco6   Mar-31-10 04:00 PM   #16 
     - Beginning where?  jpljr77   Mar-31-10 04:05 PM   #20 
     - Denver, Colorado.  donco6   Mar-31-10 04:07 PM   #22 
     - With tenure, pension, and health insurance, where do I sign up?  DailyGrind51   Mar-31-10 04:26 PM   #27 
        - Just go here:  donco6   Mar-31-10 04:38 PM   #31 
        - You might want to sub first, see if you are up for the "daily grind"  izzybeans   Mar-31-10 04:42 PM   #33 
           - I am state certified, 2 graduate degrees, & can't find a position!  DailyGrind51   Mar-31-10 04:46 PM   #34 
              - Where are you located?  izzybeans   Mar-31-10 06:23 PM   #36 
  - no - many of us do extra work for our jobs  taught_me_patience   Mar-31-10 03:33 PM   #5 
  - So you work for the man for free?  texastoast   Mar-31-10 03:36 PM   #7 
  - It's called a salary  taught_me_patience   Mar-31-10 03:43 PM   #11 
     - I know  texastoast   Apr-01-10 03:23 PM   #49 
  - that might be, but very few people in that income bracket work so MANY extra hours...  mike_c   Mar-31-10 04:01 PM   #17 
     - Programmers routinely work 60-80 hour weeks...  BlooInBloo   Mar-31-10 11:07 PM   #44 
  - hell ya  paulsby   Mar-31-10 03:35 PM   #6 
  - My mother taught for 23 years.  flvegan   Mar-31-10 03:38 PM   #8 
  - Ditto, plus husband taught, MIL was an ed tech, I subbed and so has my dad.  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-31-10 03:41 PM   #10 
  - voted yes...  Ysabel   Mar-31-10 03:48 PM   #12 
  - Absolutely. My favorite teacher EVER was a black woman in the deep south  DevonRex   Mar-31-10 03:51 PM   #13 
  - K & R  Nikki Stone1   Mar-31-10 03:54 PM   #14 
  - Or we could ask, did you ever learn something from a drastically OVERpaid  activa8tr   Mar-31-10 03:57 PM   #15 
  - let's see...  ProdigalJunkMail   Mar-31-10 04:07 PM   #21 
     - not notion that a free market ascribes appropriate value is demonstrated to be absurd here.  Political Heretic   Mar-31-10 11:04 PM   #42 
  - absolutely  ibegurpard   Mar-31-10 04:03 PM   #18 
  - Yes, I have. My good friend that teaches 5th grade.  Javaman   Mar-31-10 04:04 PM   #19 
  - I am sure she thanks you for that!  demtenjeep   Mar-31-10 05:46 PM   #35 
  - I went to Catholic school for grade school to college.  county worker   Mar-31-10 04:11 PM   #23 
  - I teach in a Title 1 school  demtenjeep   Mar-31-10 04:18 PM   #24 
  - Thank You.  donco6   Mar-31-10 04:22 PM   #25 
     - I love my job. I live my job.  demtenjeep   Mar-31-10 04:31 PM   #28 
        - Dontcha wish you had a camera every second?  donco6   Mar-31-10 04:38 PM   #30 
           - yes, that would be great  demtenjeep   Mar-31-10 04:40 PM   #32 
  - The one's who teach you a lot are by definition  Turbineguy   Mar-31-10 04:22 PM   #26 
  - 1 year of public and 11 years of private.. yes. nt  lostnfound   Mar-31-10 04:33 PM   #29 
  - everyone knows public school teachers drive in welfare cadillacs and eat caviar off the constitution  datasuspect   Mar-31-10 06:35 PM   #37 
  - My mother was a public school teacher in Detroit for 38 years  Motown_Johnny   Mar-31-10 06:37 PM   #38 
  - Yes  bigwillq   Mar-31-10 06:38 PM   #39 
  - Hawaiian Teachers forced to take 8% less!  AnArmyVeteran   Mar-31-10 07:14 PM   #40 
  - That sounds awful.  donco6   Mar-31-10 10:55 PM   #41 
  - A refreshing alternative to that dreadful push poll.  Bluebear   Mar-31-10 11:05 PM   #43 
  - not that I know of  hfojvt   Mar-31-10 11:07 PM   #45 
  - When I was in 4th grade, my dad and I went in to our local grocery store  Greybnk48   Mar-31-10 11:31 PM   #46 
  - The best teacher I ever had was my 4th grade teacher in my public elementary school.  4lbs   Mar-31-10 11:41 PM   #47 
 

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