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mfjd1948 rural johnson co iowa
05/30/18 7:52 am

Both. I see why either should be shortchanged.

goalie31 OrthodoxCatholicChristian
05/29/18 11:05 am

Work 180 days a year, 2 hour delays, snow days... Sounds rough.

Works holidays, deals with violent criminals, crazy hours... Yeah you're right. Piece of cake

I hate when teachers whine "I don't get paid enough". You chose to be a teacher. It isn't a secret they don't make much. Everyone deals with assholes at work. Not my fault you chose a "feel good" job

mfjd1948 rural johnson co iowa
05/30/18 7:55 am

Teachers work 50 to 60 hours a week. You are forgetting the time put in outside of the classroom. In preparing classes, grading papers and homework, attending school functions, getting additional credits by furthering their education on weekends, nights or during the summer.

goalie31 OrthodoxCatholicChristian
05/30/18 8:00 am

Because teachers are the only people who put in unpaid hours after work.

Once again. They chose a field they knew was low paying.

mitchman399 Oregon
06/01/18 12:22 pm

But it's an important job. Shouldn't we encourage people who are talented to go into education. It's obvious that educating people has positive impacts to society.

phalnx Ohio
05/28/18 9:15 pm

Teachers. It's a highly productive and very difficult job to do right. Any thug with a gun can be a cop, and they do nothing that any man defending his family can't do better.

youngliberty California
05/28/18 4:32 pm

From what I know teaching seems like a pretty easy job. Cops

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
05/28/18 2:37 pm

Teachers call police, not the other way ‘round.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
05/28/18 3:19 pm

Police became educated enough to do their jobs because of teachers.

LazySteelworker USA
05/28/18 1:58 pm

I picked teachers but we can never underestimate what good cops do and the value in it, especially on a day like today.

EarlyBird Portland
05/28/18 11:37 am

If we have better teachers and better parents, there won’t be as much need for police.

Hogoke Constitution
05/28/18 11:01 am

Police have earned respect. Most teacher (not all) just give kids busy work and don't teach any useful skills in life.

Okie1967 Lets go brandon
05/28/18 9:55 am

Teachers are part of a failed system and they didn’t fail because of lack of pay. The lack of pay is just another symptom of the underlying cause - government control.

sea California
05/28/18 9:34 am

Police. They have dangerous jobs, and you want to pay them enough so that they don’t jeopardize their pension by being corrupt.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
05/28/18 9:30 am

I went with Police due to the higher risk.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
05/28/18 9:18 am

Had to think for a minute. Both should be paid better. I think the answer depends on where your job is. In the more dangerous areas, police should definitely be paid more than in the safer areas. As a teacher I've never feared for my life.

Kay41 the Midwest
05/28/18 9:08 am

Tough one. I don't think I can pick.

shygal47 Florida east coast
05/28/18 9:05 am

Both groups should be paid better. One protects us and the other basically raises our kids for us.

suppressedID destiny is right now
05/28/18 9:00 am

Teachers, and that was even before they were considered First Responders.

WeightlessWings District of Columbia
05/28/18 8:58 am

Teachers, because even though policing is a dangerous job, a good education can prevent a lot of crime. Hell, even just heaving good role models in schools can help.