The Teachers’ Paycheck Gap: Is A Summer Job Your Only Option?
School’s (almost) out for summer! As the semester comes to an end and grades are being turned in, teachers and students alike are having dreams of vacations and long days near the poolside. Some teachers, however, may not be as prepared as others when it comes to summertime budgets. Teachers working a traditional school year (summers off) are paid on 10-month cycles and without diligent planning can be left with an empty bank account come August. Not to worry, though—we’re here with a few ideas to make sure you aren’t left penniless and at home while everyone else is out having fun.