# Question

In 2000, the mean salary of classroom teachers in Tinora School District was $28,650. By 2009, the mean salary increased to $33,972, and further increased in 2013 to $37,382. The American Federation of Classroom Teachers maintains information on the trends throughout the United States in classroom teacher salaries. Its index, which has a base period of 2000, was 122.5 for 2009 and 136.9 for 2013. Compare the Tinora teachers to the national trends.

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