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Midwest Teachers

From: Changing Gears
Series: Changing Gears: Remaking the Manufacturing Belt
Length: 03:34

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It’s been a tough few years for teachers. Classes are bigger. Pay is down. Benefits cost more. Pensions are under threat. And, in the last year, teachers across the Midwest have been at the center of collective bargaining fights in Wisconsin and Ohio. With all that, what’s it like to be a teacher now? Dan Bobkoff of Changing Gears team has a snapshot. (3:33)

Changinggears1_small HOST TAG: This story was informed by the Public Insight Network with help from Sarah Alvarez. Changing Gears is a collaboration of WBEZ Chicago, Michigan Radio, and WCPN Cleveland. Support comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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HOST TAG: This story was informed by the Public Insight Network with help from Sarah Alvarez. Changing Gears is a collaboration of WBEZ Chicago, Michigan Radio, and WCPN Cleveland. Support comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.