These caring, dedicated professionals, with their patient, engrossing, heartfelt work, shape our society by preparing generation after generation for the real world. To attract quality teachers to one of the most important jobs in our society, we must offer competitive salaries and benefits. The Valentine Constitution provides no less than double the minimum wage of $20/hr, or $80,000 per year, plus health and dental care at campus clinics. To keep teachers, students and employees healthy, and save on health care costs, all will receive 3 free organic meals and must exercise each school day.
Tenure will be abolished so that mediocre, uncaring, lazy teachers will no longer be allowed to undermine the culture of improvement and positivity created by professional teachers who set good examples for students.
Today the power in education lies with bureaucratic overlords who have put their self-interests above that of the students, teachers, and parents whom they have somehow relegated to subservient positions! The Valentine Constitution puts the bureaucracy back in their intended supportive role and hands control back to teachers, students and parents who may vote to terminate any second rate, hapless, careless, poorly performing teacher, principal, commissioner, employee, contractor, etc.