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Old 06-10-2013, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Austin and San Antonio fit your criteria. Dallas may fit as well.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX and wherever planes fly
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Tempe and Yuma Arizona also. San Antonio, TX, Tampa FL
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:24 AM
 
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Palm Desert, California or La Quinta, California
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Old 06-16-2013, 11:23 PM
 
Location: Silicon Valley
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If hubby is in tech field, why not Silicon Valley, CA? Lots of good options in California.

If you don't like the Bay Area, check out Folsom, CA. Good schools, good tech industry jobs. That's where Intel is. Powerschool is located there. They have an amazing budget for their local schools, too. Warm, even hot summers, no snow, lots of recreation, really quaint gold-rush old town, and there's even an outlet mall on the edge of town. Great neighborhoods, safe. There's a "wine country" up there now, close to skiing, too.

A friend of mine had his son in the public high school. I went with them to drop him off at school one day and couldn't believe the campus. They had a new state of the art theater built at the high school.

http://www.fcusd.org/domain/2586

I lived there for a while. Really liked it.

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Old 06-18-2013, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio. I'm sure even Las Vegas would be fine if you live in the right suburb. I think a lot of the Southeast might be too rainy?

I know Sacramento isn't as cheap as the above cities, but I imagine it is still within budget of a teacher's salary.
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Old 06-18-2013, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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The salaries vary so much that it's hard to find where you get paid enough to be better than the cost of living. Also, cost of living is tough to figure out from stats. Real world experience would be so much nicer!
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  2. Hot means anything that typically stays above freezing most of the year. No snow if possible.
  3. Want to get a home and start a family so safety is a priority.
  4. Looking for cheap cost of living relative to teacher salaries. High school female science teacher with great background and 6 years of experience. Husband does computer-related work in different fields.
  5. Would prefer it's a bigger city, or very close (40 minutes or less) to a city area.
What about Tyler, Texas?

It's got a low cost of living, tons of public and private schools, a warm climate, it's a lovely town, and it's two hours from Dallas and about an hour and a half from Shreveport. Plus it's a nice town in and of itself - good shopping, a great place to raise kids, and a population of around 100,000 - NOT counting all the bedroom communities around it.
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Old 06-18-2013, 05:50 PM
 
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Keep in mind you might not be able to teach right away- certain states have different requirements for their teachers and you may need to get certified in that state. New York requires all teachers to have a masters so if you moved to NY and you don't have a masters, it could be 3 or more years until you see a classroom.
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:59 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Phoenix, San Antonio, many Florida locales, Las Vegas, Palm Desert. But Florida does get a lot of rain, though in brief monsoons that only last like 20 minutes.
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