Monthly Archives: May 2013

Responsibilities of an adult child

In addition to the fiasco (s) going on within my district, my mother has had a much too close brush with death. It has even scared her enough that she is content to have us (my three sisters and I) … Continue reading

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The Long Haul

Being one of the highest paid teachers in my district-or close at least-makes the tough fiscal times even more difficult. I can afford to purchase materials and supplies out of my pocket; but other teachers cannot. I can afford to … Continue reading

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I have taught for more than 20 years in the same rural school district; since populations flux among our students my teaching assignment varied throughout the years. However, I have never ended the school year without having at least one … Continue reading

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Railroading can be interpreted a variety of ways. All and more are pertinent to this posting. Being pushed without your consent—as in being railroaded into leaving, doing something you didn’t want to do, etc. This past 10 days I saw … Continue reading

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