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Forget working for a brand-name company – workers want to get paid

Forget working for a brand-name company – workers want to get paid
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The Wall Street Journal
By Callum Borchers For a prestigious early-career job, it’s hard to beat Teach for America.The programme typically admits less than 20% of applicants, giving it the hard-to-get-into cachet of an elite university. Plus, joining Teach for America’s (TFA) corps of educators in struggling schools brings admiration for doing good, along with access to a network of accomplished alumni. Yet the nonprofit’s ranks have dwindled from roughly 6,000 teachers a decade ago to about 2,200 today.One reason stands out: pay. Teach for...

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