By

Dan Perkins

On Friday, 2 July 2021, President Biden said at the annual convention of the National Education Association in Washington DC, “Teachers deserve a raise, not just praise.” The last three COVID-19 stimulus packages have allocated almost $1 trillion to support education on top spending by state and local governments. Westchester school district pays second grade teacher $160,000 4 times that annual average income in America. Before we start handing out more money for our teachers, I think we need to figure out what we’ve been getting from the ones we already have in the classroom. We know that the teachers’ unions…