Study: Teachers in schools with poor, minority students paid less

09/16/2005 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Within California's largest school districts, teachers who work with poor and minority students have lower salaries than do counterparts at schools serving more affluent and white students, finds a new study by The Education Trust-West advocacy group. The findings, which some district officials questioned, say the disparity in results is due in part from union agreements that give veteran teachers choice over where they work.

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