By Eric Wearne
Eric Wearne, Senior Fellow, Georgia Public Policy Foundation
A kindergarten teacher in middle Georgia has earned $213,000 over the past three months. No, Houston County has not started the largest bonus pay program ever. No, this is not a scandal. And no, this is not a trick; she didn’t win the lottery or even change jobs. The teacher, Deanna Jump, earned that money through her own creative efforts, and through a new educational market in which teachers can sell lesson plans to each other online.
According to Businessweek
, “Deanna Jump is not a trust fund baby. She never married into money and she has never won the lottery. But in the past year-and-a-half, the 43-year-old kindergarten…