Share on Facebook Share on Twitter May 3, 2019 USA Today: My teacher salary was so low I slept in my car. Today, educators still barely get by. I rent out my apartment in order to help make ends meet. Many other teachers work multiple jobs. Is this really how much we value our kids’ education? Read More Prev Next News & Guts This is the story of the other American economy, the story of how difficult it is to make ends meet on a teacher’s salary in some parts of the country.