Today is National Teachers Day, and after THIS year, giving your kids' teachers presents is the least you can do. Well . . . it's not the absolute least you can do. WE'RE going to do the absolute least: Share some stats.
Here's National Teachers Day by the numbers for you . . .
1. The average teacher works 10 hours a day and 52 hours a week.
2. 92.4% of teachers spend their own money on things for their classroom or their students.
3. Teachers make an average of 14% less money than other jobs that need the same level of education.
4. The average retirement age for teachers is 59 years old.
5. And 20% of public school teachers have a second job outside of teaching.
So buy a teacher a damn Starbucks gift card today, man.