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Sept. 29, 2020Jefferson City, Mo. |  By: Jeremy Werner

WalletHub finds Missouri is one of the worst states for teachers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Some Missouri teachers may be considering a career change. That's because the financial website WalletHub ranked Missouri as one of the worst states for teachers.

The Show-Me state ranked 44th among all states. As for other states in the KXCV/KRNW listening area, Kansas ranked 33rd, Iowa ranked 28th, and Nebraska ranked 21st.

WalletHub looked at 25 indicators for their list, including teachers' income growth potential, pupil-to-teacher ratios and public school spending.

The best state to teach for in the U.S. was Washington state, while the worst state teach for in the U.S. was New Hampshire.