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Inflation is now a factor in the exodus of educators
May 20, 2022

Inflation is now a factor in the exodus of educators

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Teachers and other education workers are up against pandemic burnout, understaffed schools and wages that aren’t keeping up with inflation. As a result, a recent study has revealed that job satisfaction among those in the profession is at its lowest levels, forcing already-burdened teachers to leave at record rates. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called on other nations to combat global hunger before the G-7 meeting. Christopher Low joins us to discuss the morning's market behavior.

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For teachers, add inflation to the causes of burnout

May 20, 2022
And that’s on top of the fact that teacher pay was already relatively low.
Teachers and other education workers are up against pandemic burnout, understaffed schools and wages that aren’t keeping up with inflation.
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Yellen calls on international community to mitigate global hunger crisis

May 20, 2022
Grain prices are rising at a particularly bad time for poor countries who rely on imports. Droughts have ravaged domestic supplies, and their national currencies don't buy as much as they did last year.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen took account of a variety of economic issues during her talk in Germany ahead of G7.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director