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15 Pictures That Prove Teachers Are Already Paid Way, Way Too Much

Teachers need to chill.

1. Despite what you've heard on the news, teachers actually make bank.

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That's $29,467 a year BEFORE taxes and insurance are deducted.

2. Their comfortable salary ensures they never have to work a second job to make ends meet.

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Around 20% of public school teachers have to work a second job during the school year to get by.

3. With every passing year, they make more and more.

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4. They waste their money on unnecessary supplies for their classroom instead of just saving it.

5. They get off at 3 p.m., instead of 5 or 6 like everyone else.

6. They have plenty of free time to grade papers and lesson-plan at work, ensuring that their nights and weekends are always free.

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7. They just sit behind a desk all day...

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8. ...and never do anything to make learning fun.

hi, this is my 85 year old physics teacher him and his wife just had a light saber fight

9. They get a minimum of three months off during the summer.

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10. Not to mention a spring break to relax and unwind.

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11. Given that elementary school teachers are really just glorified babysitters, their salary is actually very generous.

12. And high school teachers? They don't do anything a textbook couldn't do.

OMG my HS friend teaches middle school in atl now and rapped about civil war over migos beat. bad and bougee = mad and losing.😍😍😍😍

13. Some people think they "make a difference in students' lives," but that's simply not true.

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14. The reality is this: Teaching is so, so, SO easy...

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15. ...anyone could do it. That's just a fact.

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