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Texas Teachers Turn to Janitor Work to Qualify for Benefit

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Texas Teachers Turn to Janitor Work to Qualify for Benefit

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Texas Teachers Turn to Janitor Work to Qualify for Benefit

Texas Teachers Turn to Janitor Work to Qualify for Benefit

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Thousands of teachers retiring from their jobs in Texas do one day of janitor work, part of a deal that will allow them to claim Social Security. The teachers, who don't pay into the Social Security system, did the work to take advantage of a government offer that will gives them benefits along with their own pensions. Hear NPR's Wade Goodwyn.