This week we kick off our “Back to School” series. In this episode discusses the concept of the ‘pink collar job’ and specifically how it relates to how we treat teachers.

CALL TO ACTION:

Help out a teacher via donorschoose.org

Pay attention to how teachers are treated in your school district and support protecting their pay and pensions.

RESEARCH:

https://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-pink-collar-job.htm

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/sunday-review/why-dont-more-men-go-into-teaching.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/08/16/think-teachers-arent-paid-enough-its-worse-than-you-think/?utm_term=.672f25d7334d

https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/180101b.aspx

https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/diane-ravitch-andrew-cuomo-attack-public-schools-article-1.2092709

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https://time.com/longform/teaching-in-america/

https://www.educationnext.org/low-pay-low-quality/

https://www.epi.org/publication/teacher-pay-gap-2018/