New method for paying teachers causes concerns

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A school district in Colorado has hooked teacher pay to supply and demand. That means harder to hire high school math teachers are paid more than easier to find elementary art teachers, according to a Yahoo! News report released yesterday.

Education has never been more important in this age of information and technology. Meanwhile, school districts across the country are wrestling with shrinking revenue and budgetary concerns.

Equal pay for equal work has been a rallying cry for minorities and women. Will teachers be the next to use it?

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