We expect teachers to be lifelines for impoverished children, yet we provide no support for teachers themselves. If you’ve ever wondered what’s wrong with “ed reform,” this howl of a post from a teacher’s point of view sums it up pretty thoroughly.
The CPS Grind on Teachers – Gapers Block Mechanics | Chicago
“Sure, you’ve been working this whole year close to breakdown, barely scraping by, without any resources and with abnormally large class sizes, but I’m sure you can come up with 90 extra minutes of activities for your kids. Oh, and if you really cared, you’d do this willingly and for free. And stop …