*social justice, line graph

Cost of Tuition at a Public University in Ohio Compared with Potential Minimum Wage Earnings, 1981 – 2020

Cost of Tuition at a Public University in Ohio Compared with Potential Minimum Wage Earnings, 1981-2020
graph from Rich Exner/Cleveland.com; slow reveal by Norma Gordon (@normabgordon) and Meghan Lewis

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: Exner, Rich. “See just how much a minimum wage job increasingly falls short of paying for college these days: That’s Rich!Cleveland.com: October 08, 2020.

Additional Paired Texted/Resources:

Potential Math Content: line graph, estimating values, scale along the y-axis, scale along the x-axis, slope

Potential Content Connections: money and finances, debt crisis, college, tuition, minimum wage

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