Georgia and Alabama are not ranked among the top 25 states for teachers according to a study released this week.
The story by Richie Bernardo on best and worst states for teachers appears on WalletHub, https://wallethub.com/.
WalletHub says teachers are more fairly paid and treated in some states than others. Twenty-one indicators were looked at by WalletHub researchers including salaries, income growth potential, pupil-teacher ratio, teacher tenure, pubic school spending per student, teacher safety and prevalence of underprivileged children.
On the list, Georgia ranks No. 26 and Alabama No. 35.
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The top 10 states are New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Wyoming, Ohio and Oregon.
The bottom five are Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, Hawaii and Arizona.