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My Turn: Much of teachers' work time invisible to the public eye

...address the perception that teachers do not work as many hours as people in other professions do. He stated: "If the average teacher worked 10 hours each day, they'd work 1,830 hours for the year. The average 40-hour worker puts in 2,080...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-19/my-turn-much-teachers-work-time-invis
Opinion
My Turn: 'Flat funding' won't allow teachers to get everything they want

...which are currently paid by the district. If the average teacher worked 10 hours each day, they'd work 1,830 hours...wouldn't that equate to a .67 FTE position?The average teacher salary is $69,179 for nine months and they are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-16/my-turn-flat-funding-wont-allow-teach
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...closer to $36,000 per student per year - by far the highest in the nation. Teacher pay: For K-12 education, average teachers' salaries in Alaska were the highest in the nation last year, according to the National Education Association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032299/Ope_edit.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...studies, are examples of why average teacher salaries have declined about...distinction of having the highest average teacher salary in the nation. He bases...was $39,385. Statewide the average teacher salary this year is $46,312...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032599/Loc_teacher.shtml
Teacher pay slides due to newer hire

...studies, are examples of why average teacher salaries have declined about...distinction of having the highest average teacher salary in the nation. ``We...was $39,385. Statewide the average teacher salary this year is $46,312...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032599/Loc_teacher.html
Local
Word of Mouth

...people are off. They are taking home tests to grade and stories to read. Teachers work hard 12 months a year. The average teacher salary for nine months is not nearly $50,000. They only receive that amount if that they have been teaching for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021301/Ope_Word.html
Opinion
Alaska ranks high in education spending

...closer to $36,000 per student per year - by far the highest in the nation. Teacher pay: For K-12 education, average teachers' salaries in Alaska were the highest in the nation last year, according to the National Education Association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032299/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
Word of Mouth

...How many administrative positions have been added in the last seven years? Teachers have received raises. The average teacher's salary for nine months is nearly $50,000 or about $5,500 per month. This nine-month year includes two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021101/Ope_word.html
Opinion
NEA employees go on strike over salaries, job security

...said. Kronberg acknowledges NEA-Alaska is not offering its employees any increase in compensation, saying that average teachers' salaries have declined. "That translates to a decline in dues," the only revenue source that the union has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011601/Loc_NEA.html
Local
Debating student loan forgiveness

...combat a teacher shortage, said Beth Nordlund, the department's legislative liaison. Over the last 10 years the average teacher salary in Alaska has gone down almost 12 percent in inflation-adjusted dollars, the largest decrease in the nation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020401/Loc_StudentLoan.html
Local

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