Many teachers have gone on strike protesting for higher pay and smaller class sizes. As a Pierce College student, pursuing elementary education, I agree with their message.
I strongly agree that teachers are underpaid. However, I’m not going into the education field to become rich. Although I want to teach for the students and not for the money, the salary for teachers is definitely an issue. They deserve more pay because they not only teach students, but are big influences in many of their lives.
Sometimes, children don’t have support and love at home and many teachers give guidance and compassion …