Dispelling misconceptions about teachers – chicagotribune.com

25 Aug

It is time to stop bashing teachers. It is time to admit that teachers are not the problem in our schools.

I could argue the problems in education rest in low teacher pay, missing fathers, the misguided testing mania, illiteracy, antiquated school-funding schemes. But it is nearing September, a time ingrained in our culture when children climb into yellow school buses, when teenagers walk up the steps to the high school and when teachers wait at the classroom doors with their vocations tucked squarely in their hearts. This is the time of year to celebrate teachers and what they do for our children year after year. More…

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