Column: Some Iowans obsessed with idea of ‘the public school teacher’

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The Gazette

Feb 28, 1:00 AM

Column: Some Iowans obsessed with idea of ‘the public school teacher’

Advocating for student scholarships or similar policies shouldn’t signal that public school teachers aren’t important. Teaching is a necessary vocation, but at the end of the day, it’s also a job that people can be hired and fired from, or quit. Student scholarships and the resulting increase of diverse job opportunities for teachers would make the market for the institutions hiring teachers a lot more competitive.

Tags: school choice

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