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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… View Article

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