Senator says keeping teacher pay low ‘a biblical principle’


Someone alert the unions: raising teacher pay will actually make for worse teachers--according to one GOP lawmaker, the Huffington Post reports. Alabama state Sen. Shadrack McGill said that increasing teacher pay is against "a biblical principle" because it might attract people who otherwise wouldn't do the job.

"Teachers need to make the money that they need to make," McGill said, according to the Times-Journal. "If you double a teacher's
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