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A teacher argues the profession deserves more pay: ‘I love my job — but I’m broke’

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After six years in college working towards a teaching degree and a passion for improving the lives of the students she teaches, elementary school teacher Rachel Wiley is drowning in student loan debt and is barely able to meet her monthly bills.

“I love my students, I love my job, and I feel fulfilled. But I’m broke,” 29-year-old Wiley wrote in an op-ed in Teachers United, which The Washington Post published in full.

She further described her financial situation:

“I am lucky compared to some. I make enough that I was able to buy my own home. I can afford groceries read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com