Talking Points

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“It’s a Biblical principle. If you double a teacher’s pay scale, you’ll attract people who aren’t called to teach.”

— Alabama Republican state Sen. Shadrack McGill, offering a novel argument against raising teacher salaries. But McGill, who was speaking at a prayer breakfast, defended a 62 percent pay hike Alabama legislators approved for themselves in 2007.

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2 Comments

  1. Hartmut
    Posted February 3, 2012 at 6:12 am | Permalink

    Just a matter of time before we get to “They should pay us for the privilege to teach our children!”

  2. Coragyps
    Posted February 2, 2012 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Who let him out of the firey furnace, anyway? Did Meshack and Abednego get out, too?

    What a maroon!

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