Explore the numbers at stake in the debate over raising federal minimum wage in this interactive from KQED. The interactive compares nominal and real wages adjusted for inflation and how minimum wage rates differ throughout the country. In the accompanying classroom activity, students graph the data to find trends and patterns and learn that understanding the numbers can help them come to their own conclusions about the issue. This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School Collection.

This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School collection.

Time for A Raise? What You Need to Know About the Minimum Wage

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