10 Random Stats in Honor of National Teachers Day


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. 

(National Today)