The National Education Association analysis also shows a decrease in the national average teacher salary over the last decade, adjusted for inflation.
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An analysis by the Economic Policy Institute found that the teacher weekly wage penalty is greater than 20 percent in nearly half the states.
A recent survey shows that a third of teachers would prefer to negotiate salary and benefits for themselves.
The teaching profession is in the midst of an "ongoing and alarming crisis," American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said.
A new analysis by the Center for American Progress finds that teacher labor actions are more likely to take place in states with lower pay.
The teachers' union has planned a one-day strike to protest the school district's labor practices.
Foreign exchange companies charged teachers exorbitantly high fees, did not provide promised support services, and even threatened teachers with deportation to coerce them into signing contracts, the lawsuit alleges.