PARENTS SUPPORT INCREASING TEACHER SALARIES: PUBLIC AT LARGE FEELS TEACHERS ARE UNDERPAID

Posted at 12:01 am September 15, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The new $18,500 minimum salary for public school teachers, established through a compromise between the State Legislature and Governor Kean and signed into law last Tuesday, should be greeted with widespread approval among New Jersey parents. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, nearly three-fourths of parents with children in public schools say they favor the general idea of increasing the starting salaries of teachers to attract better people into the profession. Twenty percent of parents oppose this idea.

 

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