Memphis teacher salary average dipped to 11th in the state

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: August 31, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith

In 2014, teacher salaries in the Memphis district were sixth highest in the state, but three years later, teacher pay in Shelby County Schools has slipped to 11th. It was one of only two districts statewide to see the average salary decrease.


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