They had furlough days, which was a pay cut.
Years ago the State of California gave credentialed teachers a break on their state income tax. Twice a year Borders Books and Music had a week where teachers and retired teachers received savings on every purchase.
If teachers are important to society;
If educating the future leaders of business and government is important;
If you and/or your children were impacted by a teacher or teachers;
If you realize that teachers are grossly underpaid;
Then every business large and small should give all educators current and retired a discount on goods and services.
It can be twice a year like Borders.
It can be once a week or once a month.
It can be all the time.
Teachers deserve a financial break.
Where would you be without the teachers that you had?