Teachers can't afford to live in the neighborhoods where they teach in California—the biggest gap between teachers' wages and the cost of housing is found in the Bay Area.
"Teachers across California, especially those in coastal areas and at the bottom of the salary scale, are being shut out of affordable housing," according to an article by Justin Allen and Daniel J. Willis. But instead of just telling those facts, they've come equipped with a interactive maps to show the reality of the California economy.
Maps include "Affordability of one-bedroom units for beginning teachers," "Affordability of two-bedroom units for teachers with an average salary," and Affordability of three-bedroom units for experienced teachers."
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