Matt Miller, author of the Two Percent Solution, argues in a New York Times op-ed that all would be well in K-12 education if we doubled the pay of teachers in poor schools. It would be a significant understatement to say that I'm skeptical about such a plan. But this was funny:

And there are environmental benefits, too; if a young couple thinks they could jointly earn $250,000 as teachers, we may well end up with two fewer lawyers!