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Document Number: 10732

The Recession's Impact on Teacher Salaries - Executive Summary - To a great extent, teacher layoffs were avoided during the recession, but they were hurt in the area of salary growth. From 2008-09 through 2011-12, raises in the nation's largest school districts were one-third to one-half what they were at the start of the recession. In same time period, teachers had a total pay freeze in 80% of the districts studied, or a pay cut in at least one of the school years. (National Council on Teacher Quality, May 2013)...

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