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Economics is everywhere...if only you choose to see it. Join the FEEcast team every Friday for a lively recap of the week's important stories to give you the meaning behind the headlines.


Featuring Richard Lorenc, Brittany Hunter, Dan Sanchez and Marianne March

Produced by Sean W. Malone, Pavel Rusakov, and Jaye Davidson

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September 21, 2018

Teacher pay has again been a hot button issue this back-to-school season, as unions have protested for raises and received sympathetic coverage from the media. But are school teachers really underpaid? And if so, what can they do about it? The FEEcast crew and special guest TK Coleman discuss the numbers, economics, and ethics of the matter.

Show Notes:

How Media Outlets Misinform the Public about Teacher Pay

https://fee.org/articles/how-media-outlets-misinform-the-public-about-teacher-pay/

No, Teachers Are Not Underpaid

https://fee.org/articles/no-teachers-are-not-underpaid/

Quit Rates Suggest Teachers Are Doing Just Fine

https://fee.org/articles/quit-rates-suggest-teachers-are-doing-just-fine/