I'm not sure there is a place where the phrase overworked and underpaid doesn't apply to teachers.

However, statistics tell us that there are places where teachers are less overworked and paid more. Those statistics come from the number-crunching scientists at WalletHub.

To arrive at the results they did, WalletHub took into consideration a lot of situations in two major categories - A) Opportunity & Competition and B) Academic & Work Environment.

Opportunity & Competition scores were compiled by examining things like average and starting salaries, income growth potential, teacher pensions, tenure protection, enrollment growth, and teacher prep programs.

Academic & Work Environment scores were collected by considering, digital learning plans, school system quality, student-teacher ratios, teacher commute times, teacher turnover, and more

Now just because South Dakota had a rather poor showing in both categories, landing at 39th overall, does not mean that all of our teachers are feeling underpaid and underappreciated.

All of the teachers we know, love to teach and wouldn't consider moving elsewhere to do it.

That being said, in case you're wondering what the best states are for teachers,  according to this WalletHub study, here are the Top 10.

  1. New York
  2. Utah
  3. Virginia
  4. Florida
  5. Washington
  6. New Jersey
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Maryland
  10. Connecticut

To see the complete study, go to WalletHub.

Source: WalletHub

Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon and Townsquare Media Sioux Falls

Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon 2022 Presented By Jerry's Auto Sales: Sept 29 and 30

For fifteen years Result-Townsquare Media Sioux Falls has been helping raise money to help fight childhood cancer.

Sadly, more than 11,000 children will be diagnosed with various forms of cancer this year. Instead of being able to just be a kid, these children will be learning about the serious experiences of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and hospital or clinic visits.

The money raised through Dining for Kids and the 2022 Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon stays in the Sioux Falls area.

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