In previous years when this noble profession has earned your honor, we've weighed in on the meager wages, thankless duties, ceaseless devotion, and awe-inspiring humility of our wonderful instructors, private and public. This year, we'd like to specifically congratulate the union and the school board for coming together to present a landmark – and so well-deserved – pay raise for your favorite public school professionals. Here's to an 11.8% increase: 7.5% this year and 4% next. Plus, fully paid employee health insurance for both.
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