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So what’s with all the teacher-hating this year? (Yes, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, I’m pointing at you and your daft plan to improve state finances with measures that critics say would force the layoffs of a good many Texas teachers.

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Family, Pages 31 on 03/23/2011

Print Headline: FORCES OF NURTURE Everyone pays when states cut school aid

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  • sgtbob6606140841
    March 23, 2011 at 2:41 p.m.

    "I’m in a profession not known for generous salaries. Yet many newsroom folk would have to take a pay cut if we decided to abandon journalism for teaching."
    My goodness, but your newspaper must be paying big money. Here's what I got from daily newspapering: 1972-73 -- $1.60/hour; 1975 -- $180/week; 1980 -- $10/hour; 1990 -- $13,000/year; 1997 -- $15,000/year.

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