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.
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.