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There is a 307,000 teacher shortage as job creation hasn't kept up with student enrollment.

The US needs 307,000 more teachers than it currently has — but few are taking the job due to low pay

Teachers have gone on strike in years past calling for higher wages and more funding — and new strikes may be on the horizon next week.

10 alarming facts about teacher pay in the United States

While teaching our youngest generation is a huge responsibility, it comes with an unexpectedly low monetary return in the US.
A Utah teacher is shown how to handle a handgun by instructor Clint Simon (R), at a concealed-weapons training class to 200 Utah teachers on December 27, 2012 in West Valley City, Utah. The Utah Shooting Sports Council said it would waive its $50 fee for concealed-weapons training for Utah teachers.

Thanks to a new ‘Guardian Program,’ some Florida teachers can now bring guns into classrooms

While 39 Florida counties have opted in the for the Guardian Program, only 11 school districts have taken the extra step of arming teachers.

Unable to make ends meet on teaching salaries, some educators are becoming sugar babies

In some cases, a full year of allowance from a sugar daddy rivals the amount some teachers make during their day job.

The 15 worst US states to be a teacher

Arizona, New Hampshire, and Hawaii topped WalletHub's annual ranking of the worst states for teachers.
New Jersey and Wyoming are among the best states for teachers.

The 15 best US states to be a public school teacher

North Dakota, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania topped WalletHub's annual ranking of the best states to be a teacher.

We asked teachers to name one thing parents should never do

While parents are invested in their children receiving the best possible education, they can sometimes be unfairly pushy towards teachers.

20 photos that show much being a school teacher has changed in the last 50 years

Teachers once decided what they taught in their own classrooms, but standardization of coursework has limited their autonomy.
Classrooms can get dangerous for teachers.

11 shocking things about being a teacher that you’d never thought to ask

Teachers across the US told Business Insider that they face risks in potentially dangerous classrooms and they can't use the bathroom when needed.
Teachers report many of the same common aggravating behaviors in their students.

We asked teachers for the one thing students do that drives them nuts — and these are the 6 answers that kept coming up

While some complained about students using phones during class, others were more bothered by bullying and watching students mistreat one another.