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Why is it so many people are finding becoming a school teacher so appealing?

No offense, but it seems like being a teacher wouldn't be that good of a job anyway. Sure there is good benefits, like health insurance, retirement, etc, but you would have to put up with bratty kids all day long and you wouldn't get paid well. If you are going to teach, why not become a college professor, cause then you would at least make ten times more money than what would you make if you were a elementary, middle, or high school teacher.

Asked By: Max - 5/17/2008
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I'm a teacher aide in a Kindergarten classroom in addition to pursuing a degree in education. Those of us who work with children do deal with difficult children; those are usually students who don't get much educational support at home. The majority of students, however, do care about what they learn in school. It is... More
Answered By: lovelydrea3 - 5/17/2008
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You are mistaken. College professors do not necessarily make more money than a school teacher. In addition, it can be very difficult to become a full professor. Many college professors are adjuncts- which means parttime and temporary. Also- colleges require a professor to have at the least a Master's degree to teach... More
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