Why Teachers Suck …

If you wish to know what is wrong with education today, take a moment or two to read.

Bert Fulks

A friend and I were grousing about ignorance run amok.

“Americans get their information from internet memes,” I laughed.  “And in the true spirit of democracy, dullards who have never cracked a book will cancel the votes of people who actually have a clue. What could go wrong?”

“You know what the problem is?” Tim challenged.  “Our country’s a mess because teachers suck.”

teacher2I bristled.

Although I’ve been out of the classroom for a number of years, once a teacher, always a teacher.  Plus, I have family and friends still slugging it out in the trenches.  I know their battles and the wounds they carry.

“Dude, do you know what teachers endure on a daily basis?” I asked Tim.  I found that, no, he didn’t.  I fear most Americans might be as clueless.

I emailed a former colleague (she’s two years from retirement) and asked one question:  “How has education…

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3 thoughts on “Why Teachers Suck …

  1. People do not give teachers enough credit. They are grossly underpaid and basically they are to be surrogate parents because for whatever reason, children aren’t learning life skills in their homes. Thanks for setting the record straight, Don. Good share.

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