Big Think: These Teachers Make $125,000 +

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The Independent Online

Zeke Vanderhoek is starting a public charter school with a radically different philosophy than any other in the world. The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, designed to serve at-risk students in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, is paying teachers over $125 thousand per year, and offers a year-long sabbatical every five years. Vanderhoek tells that, once we start valuing teachers highly, education will become infinitely more valuable to students. For more of Vanderhoek’s discussion on rethinking education, click here.