Obama Wants $1 Billion For ‘Master Teachers Corps’

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The White House on Wednesday unveiled a proposal to create a national
elite teachers corps that would celebrate the achievements of the
nation’s top educators in science, technology, engineering, and math, Bloomberg reports.

The 50 top teachers in each field selected for the Master Teacher
Corps would receive a stipend of $20,000 added on to their salaries and
must commit for multiple years. The Obama administration plans to expand
the corps to 10,000 over the next four years, with the ultimate goal
that the elite group of teachers will pass their knowledge and skills
onto their colleagues to help bolster the quality of teaching

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