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Trump on Education

Trump Appoints Donald Trump will likely choose Betsy DeVos to be his education secretary. Of course, people are losing their minds. In fact, most of my friends go crazy whenever Trump adds someone to his cabinet. For me, DeVos is another reason to shrug my shoulders. She’s the new person that will throw money into education, showing no concern for our future or our youth. I Give No Cares Things weren’t going to change under Hilary. And I know this might not be the popular thing to say, but our…

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Reality and Expectations in Education

I think I’m starting to hate being a teacher, and my hatred didn’t spawn from some unknown underworld without warning. Nope. This has been a long time coming. I’ve worked in more schools than the average teacher (with my limited experience): Two elementary schools Two middle schools One high school. Positions I’ve held: School teacher Teacher’s aid Library assistant Tutor Computer instructor History teacher English teacher I’ve done pretty much everything shy of administration, though I’ve taken on some administrative roles at a few charters. With my experience, I’ve come to…

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Bruh…They Graduated

Yes. This is my first time writing in 3 months. Let’s not pretend like I don’t disappear for long stretches. Why have I been so busy? My babies graduated. Two years ago, I began teaching English and History at Environmental Charter. (I always pretend like I wasn’t a History teacher because I hate the subject, but that’s another subject). As a 7th grade instructor I endured many challenges–mostly puberty. Our first year ended in a big success. My students went from averaging a 3rd grade reading level to a 6th….

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