She Works Hard for the Money

Part: 6

Between School and Home; Teacher Is Always on Duty

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Many grade school teachers enter the occupation believing it fits well with raising their own children. For one woman, who didn't bank on being a single parent, the salary--particularly in West Virginia--isn't enough. Grandparents are needed.

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Series Overview

She Works Hard for the Money: Spotlight on Women's Working Lives

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Part: 12

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Part: 11

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Part: 10

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Part: 9

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Part: 8

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Part: 7

Between School and Home; Teacher Is Always on Duty

Part: 6

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Part: 4

Waitress's Wages Leave Little to Take Home

Part: 3

Office Manager Keeps $100,000 Pay Check in Sight

Part: 2

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Part: 1

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